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NNAAC Fellow Amani Nassir: I want to make a difference

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Amani Muthanna Nassir, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.


NNAAC Fellow Helwa Saleh: I want to create equality among people

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Helwa Saleh, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.

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NNAAC Fellow Husam Marajda: I want to decolonize the movie industry

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Husam Marajda, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with him below.

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NNAAC Fellow Yasmeen Azam: I want to revive "radical" compassion

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Yasmeen Azam, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.

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NNAAC Fellow Rani Allan: I want to develop empowering spaces for our communities

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Rani Allan, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with him below.

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NNAAC Fellow Marwa Fidama: I want to break down gender norms #FemaleFirefighter

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Marwa Fidama, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.

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NNAAC Fellow Sonia Ali: I want our stories to be told

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Sonia Ali, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.

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NNAAC Fellow Sheen Atwa: I want to give others the chances I was given

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Sheen Mohamed Atwa, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with him below.

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2016-2017 Fellows

NNAAC is excited to present the 2016-2017 class of the Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program! 

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program increases the capacity of our human service member organizations to provide additional support to their communities, while at the same time develop crucial leadership skills in the fellows themselves. The program engages college students and/or recent graduates over a nine-month placement with a NNAAC member organization. Fellows are recruited by NNAAC members locally, and in partnership with universities. 

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Get to know our 2016-17 fellows in our interviews with them below.

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Bushra Alfaraj
Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture | Philadelphia, Penn. 

 

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Sheen Mohamed Atwa
Alif Institute | Atlanta, Ga.

 

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Sonia Ali
Mizna | St. Paul, Minn.

 

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Marwa Fidama
TAKE ON HATE (NNAAC/ACCESS) | Dearborn, Mich.

 

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Rani Allan
Arab American Association of New York | Brooklyn, New York

 

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Yasmeen Azam
Access California Services | Anaheim, Calif.

 

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Husam Marajda
Arab American Action Network | Chicago, Ill.

 

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Helwa Saleh
Arab American Family Services | Bridgeview, Ill.

 

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Amani Muthanna Nassir
ACCESS of Western New York | Lackawanna, New York


NNAAC Fellow Bushra: I want to bridge identity gaps between people

NNAAC’s Transformative Leaders Fellowship Program (formerly the Youth Fellowship Program) develops crucial leadership skills in select university students and recent graduates across the country through an ongoing partnership with our various member organizations. These aspiring young adults learn more about the issues facing Arab American communities, see how nonprofits are managed and work toward creating a personal professional growth plan.

Get to know Bushra Alfaraj, one of our 2016-17 fellows, in our interview with her below.

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