By Mina Fangrari When I was I child, I found myself thinking I’ll be a doctor, police officer, a teacher when imagining what I would do when I got older. I never once thought I’d be a supply chainer! This is not because I didn’t like the profession. It just wasn’t something I expected to be…

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Congratulations to Kenza Sandi for being selected as the Student Ambassador of the Month! Kenza has been representing ABPA on her campus of University of Maryland, College Park. We are beyond impressed of all she has achieved and done to increase the engagement and success of ABPA throughout this past year. Her dedication to ABPA…

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Leigh Federici, Student Intern for ABPA-BLM Program I am a senior at the University of Connecticut, graduating December 2019. I will be graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Natural Resources. Last summer, through ABPA, I got the chance to intern with the Bureau of Land Management in Rock Springs, Wyoming.  I worked as a Cartographic…

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Louie Al-Hashimi, Graduate Research Assistant, Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University When it comes to a career in politics or government, people tend to idealize the grandeur of holding office at the national level or attaining coveted positions in the federal civil service. Because of this tendency, local governance often goes…

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Amal Ibrahim, Ticket Sales and Service Coordinator at D.C. United Five-year-old me would never have guessed that I would be working in professional sports as a career. For a bit of background, I have always enjoyed sports since I was a kid. I played my whole life up until around the end of high school,…

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Ambassador Massoud Maalouf  Chairman of the Advisory Board Arab-Americans in the United States are well represented and have distinguished themselves in all aspects of life including politics, academia, sports and entertainment.  However, one field that lacks participation by the Arab-American community is representation in the United States government (USG). Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) is…

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