2022 - 2023 Fellows

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Naaima Abd-Elhameed is a rising junior in the School of Arts and Sciences, majoring in Journalism and Media Studies with a specialization in Global Media and double minoring in Arabic and International and Global Studies. Currently, Naaima is a Peer Writer for the Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Summer Institute at Rutgers. She is also an intern for TurnUp Activism, which is a non-profit mobile app organization that motivates advocacy for all spheres of social issues. On campus, Naaima is a member of Rutgers UNICEF and Arab Cultural Club, in addition to being a Writing Tutor at Plangere Writing Center throughout the fall and spring semesters. She has also made the Dean’s List every semester since her freshman year. In the upcoming school year, Naaima hopes to join The Daily Targum writing staff. After her undergraduate years are over, she plans to work towards a Master’s degree in journalism or a related field. Beyond academics, she enjoys traveling to new countries, going to concerts, working on art pieces, and hanging out with her cats.