Roufia Saleh is the Web Content and Blogging intern with Beaded Treasures Project where she maintains BPT’s online presence and socially conscious narrative. Roufia is a senior at the University of Louisville where she majors in philosophy and minors in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies.
Roufia believes that the economic, social, and political success of women is essential for a healthy and progressive society. She believes that through advocating and developing the narratives of refugee women, she can help BTP in achieving its mission to provide them with the necessary tools for success. Roufia hopes to bring awareness to the immense challenges that refugee women face through sharing their underrepresented ideas, perspectives, and experiences. In doing so, she wishes to continue gaining support for BTP from socially conscious and humanitarian communities.
Roufia is an avid reader and podcast enthusiast. She believes that storytelling can bring about significant social transformations and connections. Roufia aspires to represent the voices of those who often go unheard through sharing their stories. She is incredibly excited to join BTP and begin developing this passion.