Madenh is from Robins, CA and has a degree in History from California State University of the East Bay. She currently teaches 11th grade Humanities at Oakland International High School. Madenh is interested in youth mentorship, and has spent a lot of her time as a youth mentor and coordinator for High School students throughout the Bay Area.
Haila studied Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and is currently a first year Nurse Practitioner Masters student at the University of California, San Francisco, with a concentration in Pediatrics. Haila’s passion lies in children’s health, nutrition, and providing healthcare services to underserved communities
Hussein is native to the Bay Area and has a passion working with the Yemeni community as an advocate for social justice and equality. He graduated UC Davis with a bachelor's in Managerial Economics and has gone into the profession of Commercial Real Estate
Walid was born and raised in Fresno, California. He is an Emergency Medicine Physician with special interests in underserved medicine, performing medical research, and carrying out global health and education projects.
Safa is from San Ramon, CA. She is majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. She is pursuing a career in medicine, specifically interested in pediatrics. Safa is also passionate about women’s rights, healthcare education, and environmental issues.
Mohsin was born and raised in Fresno, CA. He attended Fresno State University and completed his studies with a major in Business Computer Information Systems and a minor in Economics. Mohsin moved out of his hometown of Fresno to the San Francisco Bay Area for work, and is currently working as a Business Analyst at a start-up. He enjoys investing his free time with friends who are constantly doing good work for their communities.
Amal was born and raised in the Bay Area. She works in the medical field and has been an active community member over the years. Amal helped form Project Feed Yemen as a group to bring awareness to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Mohammed was born in Oakland, CA and migrated to Yemen when he was three years old to a small village in Badaan where he stayed for seven years. Coming back, Mohammed had one foot in Yemen and the other in the US. He is now attending Berkeley City and plans to study Computer Science and Religious Studies. His enthusiasm has driven him to explore different opportunities, and wants to develop teams and start-ups that will help empower Yemeni teens to follow their path.
Nehayah received her bachelor's degree in Near Eastern Studies Languages and Literatures from the University of California, Berkeley. She now works at the University Library and on her spare time volunteers in admissions at Zaytuna College. She hopes to pursue her master's in the future, but for now is working hard to bring more recognition to Yemeni literature in the Middle Eastern and Near Eastern departments of U.S. academic institutions.