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Jerin Arifa is an award-winning activist, a first-generation Bangladeshi and Muslim-American feminist, and happily married woman to an atheist, Alaskan man.

Jerin Arifa is a trailblazer who co-created the campus sexual assault policy for the largest urban public university in the nation; and as a child, created a literacy program for homeless kids in Bangladesh. As the Founder and President of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural virtual chapter, Young Feminists and Allies, Jerin mentors millennials across the country.

Awards

Jerin Arifa is an award-winning activist, a first-generation Bangladeshi and Muslim-American feminist, and happily married woman to an atheist, Alaskan man.

ACTIVISM AWARDS:

The White House, Historical United State of Women Summit, Chosen among 10,000 nominations.

Edna Berger Marks Foundation, Edna Award of Note for Advancing Social Justice.

The Women's Democratic Club of New York City, Community Activist Award.

City University of New York, Harriet Brows Scholarship for Social Change.

Hunter College, Student Activities Award.

National Council of Jewish Women, First Prize Winner in Essay Contest on Ethics.

 

RESEARCH / ACADEMIC AWARDS:

The New York Academy of Science, First Award for Scientific Achievement.

International Science and Engineering Fair, Finalist.

City University of New York, Thomas W. Smith Academic Fellowship.