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Asha Noor

Advocacy and Civic Engagment Specialist
Take On Hate
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Asha Noor serves as the Advocacy and Engagement Specialist for the Campaign to TAKE ON HATE, led by the National Network for Arab American Communities (NNAAC). Noor has worked both domestically and abroad in conflict zones with marginalized communities, including women, afro-indigenous groups, refugees, religious minorities and trauma victims. Before coming to NNAAC, Noor worked with Islamic Relief USA, where she gained an understanding of humanitarian issues. During her graduate studies at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at GMU, she focused her research on Somalia and conflicts facing the Somali Diaspora. Noor completed the bulk of her field work in Somaliland with the Academy for Peace and Development, a think tank developing and sustaining peace in the area. With the program's help and support, Noor worked with the Systemic Violence and Systems Transformation Working group and completed a field study in North East Brazil on poverty.