Fords on Friday - Shahzeen Nasim ’16 (Canceled)

Friday, April 3, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)
STO STO 300B CCPA Conference Room
Event Type
Workshop/Information Session
Abkairova, Dina
Career Services

Shahzeen Nasim ’16
Domestic Violence Advocate, Turning Point for Women and Families
English Major

Shahzeen Nasim is a Domestic Violence Advocate at Turning Point for Women and Families. She provides individual and group counseling to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, primarily in NYC's Muslim community. She collaborates with a variety of professionals to advocate for clients' needs, such as support with legal services, housing, immigration, etc. Additionally, she develops the curriculum for Turning Point's ESOL program.

Shahzeen graduated from Haverford College in 2016 with a BA in English Literature. Previously, she interned at various arts organizations including the Cooper Hewitt: Smithsonian Design Museum, the Textile Arts Center, and the Cherry Buttons Co-operative in Sefrou, Morocco. Shahzeen became passionate about sustainability in fashion while working alongside the Cooper Hewitt's curatorial team on the exhibition Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse. She continues to learn about and practice principles of a zero-waste lifestyle.


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