Essma Bengabsia

Essma Bengabsia

Country
United States

Essma Bengabsia is a student at New York University's Stern School of Business. She is a passionate volunteer and young activist focused on community development and youth empowerment. She serves as the Girls Youth Coordinator at the North Hudson Islamic Education Center, a board member of Muslim Youth Community Center, and a board member of Inspiring American Muslim Youth. At the September 2015 Global Youth Summit Against Violent Extremism, she proposed a variety of social media campaigns (#All4Peace, #GivingBack, #NO2Violence, and #OneHumanity) that encourage communities to speak out against violence and extremism. She also connected social media campaigns with on-the-ground outreach to schools, religious leaders, and the media.