International Affairs and Public Policy
Afzal Family Foundation
Ramzie Fathy is a recent graduate of Princeton University from Knoxville, Tennessee with a major in International Affairs and Public Policy. At Princeton, Ramzie was an active member of the social justice movement. During his sophomore year, Ramzie served as President of the Muslim Advocates for Social Justice and Individual Dignity (MASJID) which aims to advocate and highlight issues at the local and global level, and since his freshman year has been a founding member of the Princeton Advocates for Justice which was responsible for school wide teach-ins, rallies, and lobbying efforts on behalf of the student body. Ramzie also served as the President of the Princeton Undergraduate Legal Journal, sat as a student representative on Princeton’s Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid (CUAFA), and served as a Residential College Advisor. He spends his free time writing music, playing soccer, and playing rugby.
Ramzie has spent his summers working in criminal justice law. During the summer after his freshman year, Ramzie worked as an investigative assistant with the Brooklyn Public Defender’s Office with help from the Guggenheim Fellowship in Criminal Justice. Through the Arthur Liman Fellowship for Public Interest Law, Ramzie spent his sophomore summer working with the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project. Finally, during the summer after his junior year, Ramzie served as a judicial intern at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He currently serves as a legal advisor and criminal justice policy advisor to the U.S. Congressional Candidate for Tennessee’s first district, Blair Walsingham.
In the future, Ramzie hopes to attend law school and eventually pursue a career in public service as a judge.
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