BackgroundInterview Date:February 2019
Gender Identity: Female
Race/Ethnicity: South Asian/Pakistani
Sexual Orientation: Heterosexual
Graduation Year: 2020
High School Experience: Public all-girls school in New York City with a graduating class of about 90 students. There was a culture of going to college.
First Generation College Student: Yes
Major: Sociology with concentrations in Gender & Sexuality Studies and Africana Studies
Extracurricular Activities: I’m in Million Hoodies for Justice which is a grassroots organization program for Black and Brown students, and I’m in the Muslim Students Association (MSA). I used to be in Peer House, which highlights sex education and mental wellness, and I was part of a radio show my freshman year.
Did any of your extracurricular activities have a particularly big impact on your experience?
All of them have had an impact on me at a certain time, but Million Hoodies for Justice has specifically been helpful because it has grounded me in my activism. I also started to understand more about myself through that as well.