Comparative Literature, International Relations
International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT)
Ibrahim Bharmal attends Stanford University where he studies Comparative Literature with a focus in Arabic and International Relations with a specialization in the Middle East and Central Asia. Ibrahim is interested in human rights, particularly in the context of refugee, migrant, and physically displaced populations. He has spent time working with refugees in Athens, Greece in partnership with an NGO called A Drop in the Ocean in coordination with UNHCR and The Danish Refugee Council. At Stanford,Ibrahimdevoted a substantial amount of his time serving in the Associated Students of Stanford University (ASSU) as the Freshmen Council President, Sophomore Class President, and rising Junior Class President. This fall, he intends to study abroad in Berlin, Germany where he hopes to continue his work with refugees and conduct sustainable research on refugee integration in light of the recent migrant crisis. In the future, he endeavors to leverage his experiences in human rights and public service as a tool to create a more understanding and peaceful future.
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