Aleena Farishta

Aleena is interested in finding solutions to international conflicts and issues of poverty, and creating sustainable cities for future generations. She is a 2012 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied urban planning, arabic, and diplomacy.

Outside of academic life, you will find Aleena at museums, places with live music (especially jazz), parks, and restaurants with a specialty in chocolate desserts.