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Congratulations to MENASA on Receiving a 2023 Social Justice Award

Founded to build community among students of Middle Eastern, North African, and South Asian Students’ Association (MENASA) at the Geisel School of Medicine, and to address the social determinants of health in those communities, MENASA received Dartmouth’s Social Justice Student Organization Award for their outstanding contributions to Dartmouth and beyond.

Omar Sajjad
Omar Sajjad ’26. Photo by Kata Sasvari

Attending the annual spring ceremony, Omar Sajjad ’26, a MENASA co-leader said, “We are grateful to Dartmouth for its longstanding commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and would like to congratulate our fellow students and faculty who were honored for their contributions to combating social inequities.”

“As a co-leader of MENASA,” said Fatima Haidar ’23, one of its founders, “we feel passionately drawn to the work that we do to serve and advocate for underserved patient populations, both locally and globally. It is an honor to receive this award as a testament of our ongoing commitment to serving and advocating for our students, communities, and patients here at Dartmouth and beyond.”