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Shegufta Huma

Kansas, 2017

Shegufta Huma
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  • University: University of Kansas

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Shegufta A. Huma is a senior at the University of Kansas, where she majors in political science. She has served on the University Senate since 2013, and was Vice President in 2015. She also founded the Imagine Coalition, advocating for marginalized students, was president of the Muslim Student Association, and served on the City of Lawrence Fair Housing Committee. She has won prizes for her contributions to the University and for her scholarship in political science. She is fluent or proficient in six languages, and was earlier recognized as one of the top 20 sophomores at the University. She dreams “of restoring the United States’ role as a destination for vulnerable people seeking refuge and solace for their suffering,” and is particularly dedicated to working toward justice for Muslim immigrants. At Oxford, Shegufta plans to pursue refugee and forced migration studies and then public policy.