Hakeem grew up in Kingston, Jamaica before coming to America to finish high school and go to college. He is a joint concentrator in Computer Science and Statistics with a secondary in African and African-American Studies. He is now devoted to promoting critical, helpful, and respectful dialogue within diverse communities like Harvard College.
Cengiz is a senior at Harvard College, pursuing a joint concentration in Social Anthropology and Government, with a secondary in Philosophy, and a language citation in Mandarin Chinese. He was born in Baku, Azerbaijan; raised in Istanbul, Turkey; and lived in Hong Kong, just before coming to Harvard. His research is mainly focused on capitalism, religious ethics, business culture, and phenomenology, and he is of the firm belief that Harvard Foundation is one of the rare institutions that can truly act based on first principles, and realise subjectively positive changes through the implementation of social theories and philosophies of justice.... Read more about Cengiz Cemaloglu
Jasmine is from Bangkok, Thailand and is a prospective concentrator in Government and Economics. Her passion for diversity inclusion stems from her belief in the importance of interracial cooperation in increasing social capital to generate economic and human development. The awareness of issues of social justice is imperative in addressing humanitarian concerns that transcend cultural borders, and she hopes to find ways to redefine the "common good" of Western conception to be one that accommodates all races, genders and cultures in a 21st century that demands social change.