Major: Islamic Chaplaincy
School: Hartford Seminary
Sponsor: South Bay Islamic Association (SBIA)
Seher Siddiqee is a received her undergraduate degree from Santa Clara University in Religious Studies and Psychology in June 2014. During her time at SCU, she was involved with the Interfaith Council through Campus Ministry all four years and served as the intern for two years. In September 2014, Seher will begin her Masters program at Hartford Seminary in Connecticut in Islamic Chaplaincy with an emphasis in Muslim-Christian Relations. After completion of her masters, she hopes to be able to work at a university as a chaplain and work with students of all faiths as a mentor and provide spiritual direction.
During this past summer, Seher interned at Islamic Networks Group (ING) to help create and launch the youth program which will provide resources for young Muslim Americans to better be able to share their faith with others. She also co-led a group of 15 high-school juniors and seniors to Santa Fe, New Mexico for an Interfaith immersion trip to visit sacred worship spaces of different religious traditions.