Sumaia Masoom

Student, Northwestern University

Sumaia Masoom is originally from Platteville, Wisconsin, and is currently a rising senior at Northwestern University, majoring in Social Policy and Political Science. She does not know what exactly she wants out of the future as of yet, but she hopes it involves cookies and taking down the patriarchy. Her pet peeves include when people say "chai tea" and/or mistake feminism for a movement for female dominance rather than for equality. Masoom was recently named one of NYLON's 8 Muslim Journalists to Watch. She is also currently a writer for, has written for The Hill, and has appeared in Teen Vogue.