Sumer Shaikh

Researcher and Writer

Sumer Shaikh is based in Washington D.C., where she both works in the non-profit sector and conducts research on community-based development. She is currently engaged in advocating for social justice by empowering responsible leaders to cultivate an environment of acceptance and mutual respect between Muslims and all communities. A graduate of Clark University in Worcester, MA in International Development and Social Change, Sumer has experience as a community leader, a researcher on community oriented rural development, and a policy researcher on community-based healthcare. Through her work, she aims to bridge the gap between social stratifications based on religion, politics, race and culture, within American communities.

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