Meet the 2018-2019 UNA-USA Campus Fellows! The UNA-USA Campus Fellowship program provides UNA-USA students with the opportunity to act on global issues while developing their skills as UNA-USA leaders. As the field organizers of UNA’s campus chapter network, Fellows play a key role in expanding UNA-USA’s reach across the nation.
Pearl Joslyn is the GenUN Fellow for the Northeast region. She is a senior Global Studies and History Major with a Spanish Certificate at Temple University. Pearl was born and raised in Brooklyn, and permanently relocated to Philadelphia in 2016. Pearl is the President of the Temple University chapter of GenUN, and the former Communications Chair. Pearl is the former Vice President of Temple University's chapter of Indivisible, a national political and civic engagement movement. In March of 2018, Pearl attended the 62nd Commission on the Status of Women at the UN as a UNA-USA Delegate. Pearl is currently interning on a Pennsylvania State Representative campaign in Philadelphia. She will spend the summer conducting research on the impact of the Organization of American States on addressing Cold War-era armed conflict in Central America. In her free time, Pearl enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, watching historical documentaries, and re-watching episodes of The West Wing.
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Hamza Haider is the GenUN Fellow for the Western region. He will be a senior at UCLA for the 2018-19 academic year. Born and raised in Pakistan, he came to the US as an international student to study Economics and Psychology at UCLA. He will be president of the UNA at UCLA and an executive board member for the Pakistani Students Association at UCLA. He spends his summers in Pakistan either interning or working with various NGO’s and plan on continuing it after graduation. He is an avid soccer fan and is up at 8am on the weekends to watch Manchester United play!
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Gillian Elizabeth Daley is the GenUN Fellow representing the Southern region. She is a sophomore at Florida International University, studying political science and international relations and is pursuing certificates in German studies, public policy and national security. Gillian Elizabeth is an ardent believer in the equality of all people and in the has served as a Princeton University race relations scholar, speaking about her work to end race based discrimination. Recently, she is serving as the president of the National Organization for Women and GenUN, as well as the Vice President of Planned Parenthood at her campus. She hopes to go onto serve the interests of the United States and the goal of international prosperity by working with the U.N.
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Ali Kleiche is the GenUN Fellow for the Midwest region. Originally from Morocco, he is a recent graduate from Harold Washington College, where he majored in political science and international relations. Prior to joining the Council, Ali, who is passionate about community service, led the United Nations college chapter at Harold Washington and worked with the NAACP. Through his position as president of the UNA college chapter, he hosted many instructive events focusing on the UN global goals and aimed to help inner city students get an international perspective on social issues as well as exchanging ideas with some of the top diplomats working in Chicago. He is interested in economic equality and social justice across the world, and hopes to pursue a career in diplomacy or Foreign Service after continuing his studies. While in the Windy City, Ali enjoys connecting with various progressive youth groups to bring change and find what binds diverse communities together. Moreover he enjoys boxing, reading, and international travel. Ali is fluent in both Arabic and French and has tutored both these languages in his previous college.
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