Alumni (Scholar)

Attiya Latif

Hathaway Family Jefferson Scholar
Hagerstown, Maryland
B.A. University of Virginia (2018)
M.St. University of Oxford (2019)


Virginia Poetry Guild, president, founder; Minority Rights Coalition, chair, Outreach Committee; World Hijab Day at U.Va., founder, chair; Honor Committee, support officer pool, CRDAC Committee, Outreach Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union, History Committee, High School Debate Committee, lead historian, Best Provisional Literary Presentation, Non-Original Literary Competition winner; Flux Poetry and Spoken Word, Executive Board, Slam Team; Third Year Council, Outreach Committee; UV.a. Center For Politics, intern; Cavalier Daily, staff writer; Muslim Student Association, vigil organizer; Perspective Understanding Leadership Sustained Exchange (PULSE), Executive Board, public relations and marketing director; Take Back the Night, arts chair; ACC Leadership Conference, delegate; Green Dot at U.Va.; Huffington Post, blog writer; WTJU Radio Station, soundboard, host, producer; Sustained Dialogue, moderator; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Middle Eastern Leadership Council, ambassador; UVA IDEA Fund, intern; TEDx Student Speaker Competition, student speaker; TEDxUVA, speaker; The National Residence Hall Honorary; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; John T. Casteen, III Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Leadership Award; Harry S. Truman Scholar; Marshall Scholar; Ernest H. Ern Distinguished Student Award

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