Maryam Bukhari

“I identify as Arab American. My dad is Saudi Arabian and my mom is American. Growing up, I never fully fit into either background, but I’m grateful for both cultures for allowing me to have an open mind, empathize with other people’s perspectives, and shape me into the person I am today.”

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Mariam Aref

Adjustment to life at #UCLA as an #ArabAmerican student is not without challenges, both culturally & spiritually. The pursuit of the #AmericanDream, who knew it could be so bittersweet?

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Aiman Najah

By Aiman Najah When I was in high school, I knew relatively early-on that I wanted to pursue engineering in college in any shape or form. I knew I wanted to work with my hands and bring positive change to the world through my work. However, everyday discussions about different subjects like climate change, software…

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