Name: Kosar Jahani
Recipient Year: 2010
Major: Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization; International Political Economy
Bio: After three years of working at an economic consulting firm in San Francisco, Kosar Jahani will be returning back to school to pursue a public policy degree. Kosar graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Business Administration and worked on a number of projects focusing on the non-profit sector. After graduation she continued this work as a volunteer with Qubestone Consulting, providing strategic consulting for Muslim American non-profit organizations. She hopes to use these experiences as a foundation for her new field of study, international relations, and to help pave alternative approaches to the U.S.’ foreign policy towards the Middle East. UPDATE 2020: Kosar graduated in 2012 and works as a Program Officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
School Name: Tufts University
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