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  • Name: Haleema Bharoocha

    Recipient Year: 2023

    Major: Public Policy

    Description: Haleema Bharoocha is a Gen Z South Asian American, named on She the People’s list of 25 Under 25: Women of Color to Watch. Following the teachings of the Quran “stand firm in justice be it against yourselves or your parents,” she speaks truth to power. Haleema is a social impact consultant, facilitator, and public speaker with several years of experience. She believes in empowering communities with the tools they need to drive change. She has trained over 1,600 people in DEI topics. As the former Advocacy Director of Alliance for Girls, she led advocacy resulting in the allocation of over 2 million dollars for girls needs and the passage of AB 367 and SB 1161. Haleema graduated from Seattle University with a BA in Sociology.

    School Name: UC Berkeley

    Sponsor: Alassar Family Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/haleema-bharoocha

    Recipient Type: Scholarship Recipient