Abeera Saeed

Abeera Saeed is a sophomore at Yale University studying Ethics, Politics and Economics with a concentration in Behavioral Economics. Hailing from, Jersey City, she is the co-founder of the ALI Leadership Institue, a nonprofit dedicated to training urban youth in low-income areas to become the activists, organizers, and grassroots leaders of tomorrow. She has also worked with various local politicians and nonprofits, helping to manage a campaign that got the youngest Muslim elected official in America onto the school board of Jersey City while also helping 30,000+ young people register to vote through DoSomething.org as a marketing intern. She is a Yale Presidential Public Service Fellow and spends her free time in between classes tutoring refugees, volunteering with the Yale Alumni Association and watching Leonardo Dicaprio movies.