"I am so honored and excited to be a Millenium Fellow. In today's day, it is so important for people to be active in creating positive social change. I truly believe that everyone has the ability to be that person that makes a difference. As a Millenium Fellow I know I will be surrounded by bright, inspiring individuals who will motivate and support one another on their journey to make this world a better and more equitable place for everyone."
Millennium Fellowship Project
Hands For Henna is a nonprofit with a mission to empower refugee girls via educational classes and donation of school supplies. They also aspire to raise awareness about the refugee crisis through their social media and share the personal stories of refugee girls on their website.
They hope to host an educational class, donate 50 backpacks filled with school supplies, and share 5 stories.
About the Millennium Fellow
Nisha Rehman is a rising senior at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. Nisha is currently studying Biomedical Sciences at ASU and intends to pursue a career in medicine as a physician. Nisha is also an advocate for refugee girls. She created a nonprofit named Hands For Henna which seeks to empower refugee girls through education. This nonprofit hosts educational classes to refugee girls with content ranging from school subjects to health education, donates school supplies to refugee girls, and shares their personal stories. Nisha also has a passion for innovation and women’s empowerment. Nisha hopes to one day expand her nonprofit into a center for underserved women that contains a free medical clinic.
You can follow Hands for Henna on Instagram to see their latest work.