Hashim Al-Kattan is a sophomore at Harvard College. Hashim, a pre-med student, intends on concentrating in Applied Mathematics with a secondary in Government. Hashim was born and raised in Baghdad and later moved to Erbil, Kurdistan Region where he worked on several refugee related projects.
On campus, Hashim currently serves on the board of the Society of Arab Students, and was previously involved with the Institute of Politics as a national security policy writer. He is extremely interested in Middle Eastern politics, International Development Economics, as well as Public Health Policy in developing nations. In his free time, Hashim enjoys reading Iraqi literature and history.