April 22, 2015

Sue Levering Social Justice Scholarship Winner

Maki Lahori

Maki Lahori

Maki Lahori ‘16 has been awarded the LGS 2014-2015 Sue Levering Social Justice Scholarship!

Maki has excelled in her academics as a Nursing major interested in global public health. She has done a fantastic job representing LGS/Adelphi as an official delegate at various high level activities at the United Nations Headquarters, such as the 65th Annual UNDPI/ NGO Conference and UNA-USA Mid-Atlantic Conference.
She also has actively supported many LGS activities and campaigns on campus, which have addressed a wide variety of topics, including cross-cultural body image, sustainable development/clean cookstoves in Haiti, and human rights in Bosnia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Western Sahara, and Nigeria. As a member of the Muslim Students’ Association and Amnesty International, she also has helped plan awareness campaigns on global injustices and assisted in organizing inter-faith dialogue initiatives.
“Through the Levermore Global Scholars Program I have been able to grow and prosper as a person with more understanding and knowledge of what each of us individually can do to advocate for civic participation and global justice.” – Maki Lahori
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