Usra Ghazi is a Policy Fellow at the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians and a MA candidate in religion and politics at Harvard Divinity School. At Harvard, she has served as a Junior Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions and a Policy Fellow for the Rappaport Institute of Greater Boston. Prior to her graduate studies she worked at Interfaith Youth Core as a Campus Outreach Manager where she served on the organizing team for President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. She previously worked as a research associate with the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre under the auspices of HRH Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad. Usra received her undergraduate degree in religious studies at DePaul University. She was born in Pakistan and raised in Skokie, Illinois.
Updated May 2015
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