Aber Kawas

Aber is a burgeoning community organizer and activist for the Brooklyn and NYC community. Currently, she is completing a degree in International Studies from the City College of New York where she was the president of the Muslim American Psychologist Club. Recently she worked as the Voter Registration Fellow at the Arab American Association of New York, where she worked to register over 2500 minority voters, and The Urban Justice Center’s Street Vendor Project, where she participated in citywide organizing efforts to uphold the rights and dignity of the +20,000 food and merchandise vendors in New York City. Aber also has interned for CAIR New York and is an active member of MAS Youth New York and American Muslims for Palestine. In the future, Aber hopes to pursue her masters in Social Work and work to improve the conditions of immigrants in the New York area by providing programs and services to both them and their children.


Location: New York City, NY, United States

Campus: The City College of New York - New York, NY

Fellowship Class Year: 2013