Rwan Ibrahim, Graduate Fellow

Graduate Fellowship Recipient, 2022

Rwan Ibrahim, from San Antonio, Texas, will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience from Northwestern in 2022. A first-generation Sudanese-American, Rwan has excelled at Northwestern academically and in her extracurricular activities. She has served in undergraduate leadership positions in Weinberg College (Student Advisory Board), Associated Student Government, and the Muslim-Cultural Students Association. She has been involved with research projects in neurobiology and global health studies, which led to an interest in women’s health advocacy. She is currently working with Menstrual Equity Activists to extend free 2 menstrual products to all on-campus dorms. In addition, Rwan has been a volunteer Peer Health Educator for marginalized student communities in Chicago. An aspiring future hospital administrator, her goal is to advocate for structural policy that will lead to more equitable healthcare for patients disproportionately affected in medicine. She will pursue a Master’s in Public Health at the Feinberg School of Medicine.