International Affairs and Public Policy
Afzal Family Foundation
Ramzie Fathy is a rising junior at Princeton University from Knoxville, Tennessee studying International Affairs and Public Policy. Since being at Princeton, Ramzie has been 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 serves as the President of the Princeton Law Review, the country’s first undergraduate law review journal, and sat as a student representative on Princeton’s Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid (CUAFA). He spends his free time on campus writing music, playing soccer, and playing rugby.
Ramzie has spent his last two summers working in criminal justice law. During the summer after his freshman year, Ramzie worked as an investigative assistant with the Brooklyn Public Defenders 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.
In the future, Ramzie hopes to attend law school and eventually pursue a career in public service as a judge.
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