Name: Najeeb Ashraf Kamil
Recipient Year: 2012
Major: Public Administration
Bio: Najeeb Kamil is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration at San Francisco State University. His focus is Policy Analysis and Development, specifically in child welfare. He obtained a master’s degree in Social Work in 2009 and has been working in the field of child welfare and child protection since then. Najeeb has published a number of articles and papers on a variety of subjects including advocacy, social justice, child welfare, and Muslim mental health issues. In addition, Najeeb studied in Egypt for two and a half years in which he obtained a certificate in classical Arabic and a Diploma in Islamic Studies. His passions are child welfare, macro-level policy, and community organizing, which he hopes to combine in his future career. UPDATE Najeeb graduated in 2014 and is currently employed as a Senior Human Services Analyst at Santa Cruz County Human Services Department.
School Name: San Francisco State University
Sponsor: Muslim Community Association of the Bay Area (MCA) Scholarship
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