We are a team of volunteers, founders, and civic leaders who have benefited from internship, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities. We are committed to paying it forward by helping other young leaders access these opportunities and envision vocations in public service.


Usra Ghazi is an interfaith leader, public servant, and aspiring diplomat with over a decade of experience in interreligious youth work in the non-profit sector. She has served as a policy advisor and Franklin Fellow at the U.S. Secretary of State’s Office of Religion and Global Affairs and a policy fellow for the City of Boston in the Mayor’s Office for Immigrant Advancement. She holds a master’s degree from Harvard Divinity School in Religion and Politics and currently serves as a strategic designer at The Collaboratory – the design and innovation hub of the U.S. Department of State’s Education and Cultural Affairs Bureau.


Hasher returned to the United States from Pakistan in 2008. Currently, he is a Senior Fellow for Humanity in Action and a Fellow for Citizen University. In the past, he has interned with the ACLU of Ohio and served on the State Farm Youth Advisory Board, Pearson Student Advisory Board, and HOPE VT. He also served as an E3! Ambassador for The White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islanders. He will soon graduate from Middlebury College and will pursue his graduate studies in the UK for the next two years through a Marshall Scholarship.


Myra will be graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel as a Morehead-Cain scholar this 2018 and is interested in working in operations and monitoring and evaluation work in the upcoming future. She has worked in impact investing in emerging markets most recently. She is an avid outdoors woman and very interested in questions surrounding sustainable development driven by citizen-generated data.


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