Current Place of Residence: Warren, Rhode Island
University: Harvard University
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies and African Studies (2012)
Naseemah graduated Cum Laude in her Bachelor of Arts degree this year. She currently works for the Center for African Cultural Excellence, which she co-founded this summer. Whilst at Harvard, she served as President of the African Students Association, Co-director for the Pan African Drum and Dance Ensemble, and Secretary for the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa. She also founded the Zilolonge Arts-Literacy Project, which pairs teachers and artists to facilitate arts-based learning in a school in Zimbabwe. For relaxation, Naseemah enjoys ice-skating, reading, poetry recital, fishing, and knitting. In the long term, she aspires to channel her passion for education into policy work, to promote education reform in Zimbabwe and beyond.