Malika Noor Mehta is a Masters in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Her interests lie at the cross-section of education, women’s empowerment and migration. She has worked between India, Jordan and the United States. In India, she was a Teach for India fellow in Mumbai where she taught thirty-five 3rd and 4th grade students. Most recently, she worked in Washington D.C. at Free the Slaves to combat bonded labor, indentured servitude and sex-trafficking. She spent her summer in Amman, where she worked with the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) on education initiatives for Syrian refugees and disadvantaged Jordanian youth. At Harvard, Malika is a research assistant for Rami Khouri at the Belfer Center, studying ISIS recruitment methods. She is also a teaching assistant for Professor Timothy McCarthy for his class, Arts of Communication.

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