Jerin Arifa is a polymath whose award-winning work has changed millions of lives worldwide -- from cutting-edge cancer research to community organizing.
Jerin Arifa is a polymath whose award-winning work has changed millions of lives -- from cutting-edge cancer research to community organizing. Jerin spearheaded the campus sexual assault policy for the largest urban public university in the nation -- while undocumented! Now, as an American citizen, she leverages 14 years of successes in corporate and nonprofit communications strategies to end sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination in the workplace. As a first-generation, Bangladeshi and American-Muslim feminist, Jerin leverages her multicultural background to deliver successful communications campaigns for a variety of organizations, ranging from commercial real estate to nonprofits. As the Founder and President of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural virtual chapter, Young Feminists and Allies, she trains activists across the U.S. to create change. Jerin’s work has appeared in diverse outlets from The New York Times to Cosmopolitan, and she presents regularly to local, national and international audiences.