A self-motivated high school senior student in the Environmental Technology magnet at the Western School of Technology and Environmental Science with a passion for helping people. Looking for an internship opportunity that gives exposure to a real-life workplace and community advocacy. Experience with interning at the IMET, and BGE, and volunteering at local masjid social events. Creative, well-organized, passionate, and an effective communicator. Possesses good work ethic and appreciates working individually as well as being a team collaborator.

Hiba Siddiqui is an undergraduate student at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Psychology and International Area Studies. She is moving towards becoming a therapist specializing in treating communities of color, with a critical, decolonial approach to therapeutic processes. She is interested in intersectional advocacy, activism, and critical theory, and is always looking to expand her knowledge of marginal experiences and identity.

Hello, I am Maya Khan. I am currently a sophomore at the University of California, San Diego majoring in Cognitive Science with a specialization in Machine Learning and Neural Computation.

Sabah Contractor is a Research Scientist at Eli Lilly based in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is a part of the leadership development program which allows her to rotate between three departments to learn about and work in the different areas of her company.

She recently finished her first rotation, during which she worked as a computational chemist to explore small molecule drug discovery. She is currently in her second rotation where she supports Lilly’s gene therapy platform in large molecule development. She has previous experience as a pharmaceutical scientist as she created a physiologically based pharmacokinetic models.

She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and a certificate in Business Foundations. During her time at school, she was a biology teaching assistant and a student technician at Texas Invention Works, a makerspace.

In her free time, Sabah enjoys kayaking and hiking in the many state and national parks in Indiana. 

My name is Samiya Majid and I’m a fourth-year biomedical engineering major at Virginia Commonwealth University. I have a passion for volunteering and helping others, especially those that come from disadvantaged backgrounds. I’m passionate about women’s rights, specifically Indian Muslim women’s rights. Through this internship, I hope to gain a better understanding of the struggles that my sisters face, and hope to make some change, inshaAllah. 

Sana is a freshman majoring in biology, society, and environment at the University of Minnesota in the honors program. As a student, she prioritizes learning and collaborating with others. Her main strength is between marking and data analytics and enjoys working with others in creative settings.