Izzah Zaheer is a junior at Southern Methodist University working toward a BA in Political Science, BBA in Management, and minors in Public Policy & International Affairs and French. She serves as the Risk Management Chair for the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity and as a Resident Assistant in Mary Hay Peyton Shuttles residential commons.
Izzah has been recognized as a Tower Scholar. After completing her undergraduate studies, Izzah would like to attend law school before working in civil litigation and public policy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and reading.
At the Hunt Institute, Izzah serves as an Undergraduate Research Analyst where she lends her skills in research to support the various projects and initiatives of the Hunt Institute. Specifically, Izzah was the primary undergraduate researcher on the Kijiji Project, helping to produce the report titled Building Fences to Build Connections.
When asked what drew her to the Institute, Izzah said, “I was drawn to the Hunt Institute based on the work they did in accordance with the UN Sustainability Goals. Currently, my work with the Kijiji project, trying find sustainable practices to building a community center in Kasisa Village, helps me stay connected with the Institute and reminds me of the impact that our work can have.”
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