Hayat Abu Samra'10
founding board member, President
Graduate student, tisch school of the arts, new york university
King’s Academy Graduating Class: 2010
Educational background: Deerfield Academy, 2011, B.A., Political Science, Swarthmore College, 2015
Occupation: Hayat is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree at the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU in Arts and Politics. Upon graduating, Hayat started her career as a campaign and research assistant at Crisis Action, an international NGO that leads global coalitions as a catalyst and coordinator for organizations working together to protect civilians from armed conflict. Hayat worked specifically on protecting civilians in Syria and Yemen. After that, Hayat joined the UN Agency for Refugees MENA regional office working on advocacy and policy issues.
Interests: Human rights, Social justice, Cultural activism, Writing, Theater, Film, Penguins and Traveling.