Marjorie Gallagher graduated from Northwestern University with a bachelor of arts in Classics and a minor in Middle Eastern Studies. She just completed her first year at Temple Law School. Her interest in Islam and the Middle East developed as she studied Arabic at Northwestern and traveled throughout Morocco and Tanzania. Marjorie is excited to learn more while helping the Muslim community and developing her legal skills this summer. During her free time, Marjorie enjoys spending time with her family and friends, yoga and traveling.
Farah Khan graduated from New York University with a bachelor of arts in Psychology and minor in Middle Eastern Studies and Business. She then pursued a master’s degree at Columbia University in clinical psychology. She became interested in studying law during her time there and hopes to work with legislators in regards to mental health policies. Currently, Farah is in her second year at Widener University, and is enrolled in a joint JD/PsyD program. She is interning at CAIR-Philadelphia because she is concerned with the current state of Muslims in the US post 9/11. During her free time, Farah enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reviewing restaurants, and baking.