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  • Name: Salwa Shameem

    Recipient Year: 2014

    Major: Public Policy

    Description: Salwa Shameem is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago where she studied economics and political science. Her research interests in development economics and foreign policy led her to the Clinton Global Initiative University in 2012. She was selected to serve as a HIA Fellow in Paris, France and a finalist of the CNN Bernard Shaw Prize. She will be attending the University of Chicago to pursue a Master’s in Public Policy to study international development economics. Ultimately, she aims to work within the development sector of the United Nations, federal government, or NGO as a consultant. UPDATE: Salwa worked with USAID as a policy Analyst and became a staff writer for the Chicago Policy Review 2016: Salwa conducted a fact-finding mission to Vietnam with UN Women and co-authored a major UN Women report with the International Human Rights Clinic. She graduated and began working as an Associate Producer for the series The Secret Life of Muslims. She also works in consulting.

    School Name: University of Chicago

    Sponsor: Foundation for Intelligent Giving

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sshameem/

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient