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“Qasatna” means “our stories” in Arabic. NYU Abu Dhabi is just one chapter in the vibrant and incredible stories of our NYUAD alumni. Read more to learn what our alumni are doing today.
In a world that’s gone full digital, Symone Gamble is finding X-citing ways to bring people together.
Delos Reyes is a Communications Executive at Alserkal, a role that allows her to merge her talent in communicating and passion for developing arts and culture.
Hoon is currently studying at Yale School of Management as a Silver Scholar.
From self-doubt to a junior analyst job at McKinsey.
Seyed is pursuing a Master of Laws at University College London.
Simran started with a gap year and ended at Oxford University.
Sometimes the best way to improve a city is to dive right in.
In the years ahead, Osmandzikovic believes that her work, and the work of researchers like her, will help power the UAE’s continued upward trajectory.
"I was getting a job offer with a major developer in Dubai but I decided to return to Nepal and give back to my community."
"I identify myself as a globally minded person and NYUAD made me even more connected with people from all over.”
“There were so many things I was trying to learn about my culture, my religion, and who I am as a person.”
Christopher Luwanga is a space physics PhD candidate at Nanyang Technological University.
Being part of CoronaNet is such a powerful experience for me.
As the head of transit for a small city in Ecuador, Roberto Lescrauwaet talks about the chaos caused by COVID-19.
Shivani currently pursuing an MSc in South Asian Studies at Oxford University and working as an apprentice at the BBC Global News.
Chief Operating Officer of a hugely successful healthcare app.
Chin Loy is now working as a data analyst in a leading bank in Jamaica — his home country — while exploring postgraduate degrees.
Leyva understood early on that he wanted to stay in the UAE.
Educating people about the threats of water pollution.
From NYUAD to Google: Class of 2020 alumnus Daniel Watson secures a place in the competitive AI Residency Program.
“I’m a big believer in the idea that your biggest growth does not come from your teachers, but from the people you go through experiences with."
"Reading about a place is very different from visiting the place and seeing it with your own eyes.”
Part of the team at NYU Abu Dhabi creating events that bring the community together through cultural and educational programming.
Azzam is taking time off to connect with family and friends, reflect on his accomplishments at NYU Abu Dhabi, and pursue his passion — music.
Amal s currently undergoing her graduate studies in literature and modernity at the University of Edinburgh.
What it’s like to be the dean of an inner-city American high school during COVID-19.
Althehli is living and working as a freelance artist in her home city, Abu Dhabi.
One of three researchers collecting data on government responses and policies related to countering COVID-19 in March.
Currently studying at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC, Luke Tyburski got his first taste of diplomacy as a student at NYU Abu Dhabi.
Even well-meaning projects can have a rocky start.
"NYUAD made me look at the world from a more critical perspective, which motivated me to make better decisions"
To Lamees Al Makkawi, culture is the architecture of urban greatness.