Jameela Syed

Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

Jameela joined the Foundation in January 2019, initially as part of both the fundraising and communications teams. She previously worked in communications and programming at the Global Language Project, and in education as an English Lector at the University of Bordeaux and as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant at a public high school in the Paris region. She graduated summa cum laude from Stony Brook University, with a BA in Linguistics, French Language and Literature, and a focus in International Studies. She is a proud first-generation American. Jameela speaks English and French, and is studying Spanish. She lives in South Brooklyn, and enjoys photography, live shows, and reading in the park.