Born and raised in Minneapolis, Sara Osman is a Global Studies and Afro Studies double major, focusing on human rights on the continent of Africa, at the University of Minnesota. Sara spent a semester abroad in Nepal, Jordan and Chile studying comparative human rights. She serves as the Community Liaison/Direct Action Coordinator for the Young Muslim Collective. She is also a community organizer and works as a Youth Leader for the American Friends Service Committee in St. Paul. In her spare time, Sara is a writer, a photographer and a diversity training consultant. After college, Sara hopes to stay in Minnesota and develop programs for young Somali women in the Twin Cities to better prepare them for higher education.
Updated May 2017
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