Featured Senior Fellows
Meet the people behind the scenes, making a difference where it counts.
Mobilizing Social Justice through Raptivism
Living on the borders of Pakistani and Indian identity, Senior Fellow Saim Saeed grew up grappling with issues of identity, prejudice, and the power of belonging. He hopes to use his journalism to help educate the world to be more accepting and imagine a future in which atrocities of the past are never repeated.
After witnessing countless human rights violations while living in Syria, Senior Fellow Mariana Karkoutly’s passion for advocacy continued to grow with Humanity in Action's Berlin Fellowship, where she was inspired to utilize human rights as a tool to hold countries accountable on an international level.
Senior Fellow Javier Muñoz has experienced first hand the adversities that come with educational inequality and uses radical education as a tool to spark change in order to build a more just world for our youth.
Devon J. Crawford
Senior Fellow Devon J. Crawford's experiences growing up in Birmingham, Alabama instilled in him a spiritual calling to utilize nonviolent direct action to combat institutionalized racism and promote advocacy, action, and justice in the United States.
Senior Fellow Elma Oručevic’s life as a young refugee molded her into becoming a voice for those who are underrepresented and being an agent of change against discrimination, inequality, and exclusion.
Senior Fellow Zaakir Tameez makes student activists' voices heard. From lobbing for the creation and co-chairing the Governor’s Task Force on Millennial Civic Engagement after "The Unite the Right" demonstration to his Action Project he places pluralism and inclusion at the top of his agenda.
Inspired by her mother and rural upbringing, Senior Fellow Lumir Lapray advocates for the promotion of equal access to Higher Education for students from rural backgrounds and works to encourage young individuals to seize their opportunities with vigor.
Inspired by his Humanity in Action Fellowship, Senior Fellow Artur Wieczorek works as an educator, consultant, and activist, battling issues of climate change as a co-founder of the Polish Youth Climate Movement.