Following the sad passing on 28 January 2013 of Professor Hannes Unberath (Germany & Worcester 1997), the Rhodes Trust is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Nils Ole Oermann (Germany & Christ Church 1996) as the National Secretary for Germany. Read More
Current place of residence: Warren, Rhode Island
University: Harvard University
Current/ recent course: Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies and African Studies (2012)
Other information: Naseemah graduated Cum Laude in her Bachelor of Arts degree this year. She currently works for the Center for African Cultural Excellence, which she co-founded this summer. Whilst at Harvard, she served as President of the African Students Association, Co-director for the Pan African Drum and Dance Ensemble, and Secretary for the Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa. She also founded the Zilolonge Arts-Literacy Project, which pairs teachers and artists to facilitate arts-based learning in a school in Zimbabwe. For relaxation, Naseemah enjoys ice-skating, reading, poetry recital, fishing, and knitting. In the long term, she aspires to channel her passion for education into policy work, to promote education reform in Zimbabwe and beyond.