Fatima Wahidi received a bachelors in sociology with a minor in anthropology from Washington University in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. She was inspired by her North St. Louis County community to work towards racial and socioeconomic justice. Recently, she completed a fellowship with the American Pakistan Foundation where she collaboratively constructed a policy brief advocating for improved U.S-Pakistan relations across sectors and she was a teaching assistant for a first-year seminar on the intersection of health, wellness, care, and healing, Medicine & Society. Fatima continues to search for how she can be of service to others, and in her free time she enjoys boxing, exploring local eateries, and spending time in nature.
Field placement: Chicago Food Policy Action Council