Malak Aldasouqi

Malak is starting her Master in Public Policy in the fall of 2019 and is hoping to graduate spring of 2021. She just graduated with a major in Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy and a minor in Muslim Studies from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.¬†She is a proud Palestinian Muslim American who has been a part of East Lansing since elementary school, and is a big volunteer and advocate in her community. She has worked with former State Representative Andy Schor and former mayor Virg Bernero in their offices. She recently grew a large interest in education policy and was able to intern in Detroit Public Schools Community District in the Bilingual department. There she learned the inner workings of a school district, which only got her more interested in education policy.¬†Malak hopes to run for office one day and change people’s lives for the better. She enjoys listening to music and making people laugh.