Student Panelist Bios

Hi everyone! I’m Carolina Rosa Martínez! I recently graduated from Brooklyn College with a major in English and a minor in Comparative Literature. I will pursue a Ph.D. degree in comparative literature since my goal is to become a professor.

Mahir Sadad is a Macaulay Honors student at Queens College, CUNY, and majoring in Political Science. His favorite family quote is “from cradle to grave, we are scholars.” Through his education, Mahir aspires to explore the intersection of justice, society, and technology. In his spare time, Mahir can be found testing out a baking project, or dabbling in art.

Sharifa Thompson is a recent graduate of Brooklyn College where she majored in Psychology and minored in Criminal Justice. She spent this past summer as a tutor for CUNY Tutor Corps and is excited to start her master’s program in Mental Health Counseling this Fall.