Naureen Rashid

Award Winner

Mansur Ghani
As a resident fellow for Yale’s Grace Hopper College, Naureen Rashid lives in the college with current undergraduates, organizes study breaks and exciting student trips (e.g., Met Opera, Les Miserables at the Shubert), and most importantly, serves as a college adviser to first year students, providing guidance on choosing courses and majors, navigating potential career and internship opportunities, and maintaining a healthy balance in life. She also creates career development opportunities for her peers as Co-Chair of the Asian Network at Yale’s Career Development committee and has organized events around topics like leadership, risk-taking, and networking. In the broader New Haven community, Naureen loves tutoring and fostering the growth and success of her young students at New Haven Reads, a non-profit that empowers the academic success of children through individually tailored one-on-one literacy tutoring and community book banks.

Year won: 
Mentor of the Year