Jerin Arifa is an award-winning activist whose multidisciplinary innovations changed millions of lives — from cutting-edge cancer research to community organizing. Jerin spearheaded the sexual harassment and assault policy for the third largest university in the U.S. — while undocumented!
Now, as an American citizen, Jerin trains activists across the U.S. as the Founder of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural virtual chapter, Young Feminists and Allies. She engineers safe spaces for marginalized groups, such as sold-out events for LGBTQAI+ Muslims.
Jerin received multiple awards, such as being chosen out of 10,000 nominees to attend the historic United State of Women Summit under President Obama. Her work has appeared in diverse outlets from The New York Times to Cosmopolitan, and she presents regularly to local, national and international audiences.