Name: Wardah Khalid
Recipient Year: 2013
Major: International Relations
Bio: Wardah Khalid is a policy analyst, activist, and speaker on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, refugees/immigration, and Islam. She recently worked on Capitol Hill as an APAICS Congressional Fellow, and is the Founder and Board President of Poligon Education Fund, a national civic education and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening Muslim engagement with Congress. Wardah has significant experience advocating on refugee and immigration policies with faith based NGOs and advising members of Congress, the White House, and State Department. She is a Security Fellow with the Truman National Security Project, American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute Fellow, former Scoville Fellow, a 2020 AAPI National Security and Foreign Policy Next Generation Leader by New America and Diversity in National Security Network, and 2020 International Career Advancement Program Fellow. Wardah holds a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University's and received a BBA and MS in Accounting from Texas A&M.
School Name: Columbia University
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