Nayab Khan is from Queens, New York City. Her parents came to the United States from Pakistan in the 1980s and since then, New York City has been her home. As a first-generation college student, she studied Biology as an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently receiving a Master’s in Nonprofit Leadership at Penn. At Penn, she was the Vice President of the Muslim Students Association (MSA) and the Co-Chair of the Programs in Religious, Interfaith, and Spiritual Matters (PRISM). In addition, she was one of the Facilitators of the Asian Pacific American Leadership Initiative (APALI), which is an experiential program that is part of the Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH) through discussion of APA issues and exploration of APA identity. She is also a research assistant at the Wenqin Luo Lab in the Perelman School of Medicine.When she is not busy studying away or attending meetings, she likes to go on runs, draw, and explore the many coffee shops in Philly.
University of Pennsylvania '18