Donya Nasser studied Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies at St. John’s University. She was the President of Pi Sigma Alpha, and the Founder and Executive Director of the university’s Roosevelt Institute, a chapter of the largest student-run campus network that promotes activism among young people, community action, and progressive policy. Donya is very interested in women’s issues and advocacy and was heavily involved with the Gender Studies Department at her university, non-partisan organizations like NOW, AAUW, and WCF, and political campaigning. She employs politics as her outlet for true change and dedicates great time and effort to worthy and dynamic candidates. She is also passionate about equality for the LGBT, immigrant, and low-income communities. Donya’s campus and community involvement are results of her commitment to change and progress.