Born to Iraqi parents in a refugee camp in northern Saudi Arabia, Aseel Al-Lami is a Danish graduate student at the University of Copenhagen, majoring in English. Recently, she has studied International Relations and Current Security Issues at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China where she has focused her studies on communication, immigration and transnationalism. Growing up, she has spent her time working privately with immigrants coming to Denmark, mainly as being part of a support system as well as a translator. She is currently finishing her thesis on social media activism as well as continuing to aid her immigrant community through civic engagement activities.
Updated May 2020