Dina Asfaha, 2017-18
KIPP Bay Area Schools Alumna
Dina M. Asfaha obtained a bachelor’s degree in Africana Studies at Barnard College of Columbia University in 2016. As a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow, she not only realized her passion for academia, but also her commitment to helping fellow students from underrepresented backgrounds gain adequate mentorship to be successful in their applications to graduate school. Following undergrad, Dina entered the Master’s program in oral history at Columbia, where she had the opportunity to put into practice accessible academic scholarship. Dina is a new resident of Philadelphia and she is a first-year in the anthropology doctoral program at the University of Pennsylvania.