Born to Iraqi parents in a refugee camp in northern Saudi Arabia, Aseel Al-Lami is a Danish graduate student at the University of Copenhagen. Majoring in English and with a minor in Marketing and Communications, Aseel is focusing her education and future in globalization, immigration and transnationalism. Growing up, she has spent her time working privately with immigrants coming to Denmark, mainly as being part of a support system as well as a translator. Privately, she has a passion for photography, and launched her first exhibition, ‘Child of Iraq’, to provide an alternative and positive image of children in Iraq in 2009. Aseel plans to study abroad in China, focusing on gender and politics, and wants to pursue a future working with expanding the worldview of immigrant youth through art.
Updated May 2019