Rjaa Ahmed is a Communications Specialist at the Hope Center. Originally from Pakistan, Rjaa graduated from Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication in May 2021. While at college, she served as the president of the Temple chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. Prior to working with the Hope Center, Rjaa was an intern at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. She was also a managing editor of The Temple News from 2019-2020. Along with working at the Hope Center, she is currently a freelance reporter based in Philadelphia – she has worked with the Pennsylvania Capital-Star in the past, as well as Resolve Philadelphia.
Rjaa’s hope: That young people from all backgrounds have the means to pursue their dreams, and college is free and attainable for all.