Jerin Arifa is a formerly undocumented activist who is changing millions of lives. Jerin spearheaded the sexual harassment, assault, domestic violence and anti-stalking 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.
A multi-talented leader, Jerin’s award-winning work ranges from cutting-edge cancer research to community organizing. President Obama’s White House chose her out of 10,000 nominees to attend the historic United State of Women Summit. Jerin’s work has appeared in diverse outlets from The New York Times to Cosmopolitan Magazine, and she speaks regularly to local, national and international audiences.