Jerin Arifa is a polymath who received awards across disciplines — from molecular biology to social justice. Her insatiable curiosity, along with her impeccable work ethic and high empathy, enable her to excel in a wide range of subjects — whether it’s performing cutting-edge cancer research, or organizing across the aisles.
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The White House, chosen among 10,000 nominees for the Historical United State of Women Summit in 2016.
Edna Berger Marks Foundation, Edna Award of Note for Advancing Social Justice.
National Organization for Women (NOW), Outstanding Service Recognition.
National Council of Jewish Women, First Prize Winner in Essay Contest on Ethics.
Bella Abzug Leadership Institute, Young Woman Leadership Award.
The Women's Democratic Club of New York City, Community Activist Award.
Harriet Brows Scholarship for Social Change, City University of New York.
City University of New York, University Student Senate, Outstanding Service Award.
Hunter College, Student Activities Award.
The Leadership Academy, City University of New York, Outstanding Service Award.
The New York Academy of Science, First Award for Scientific Achievement.
New York Biology Teachers Association, Otto P. Burgdorf Research Competition, Finalist.
American Society for Microbiology, Dade International Science Competition, Finalist.
CUNY Baccalaureate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies, City University of New York, Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowship.