Sayeeda Rashid, MSW, MS
Sayeeda is a social justice advocate, community organizer, and Bangladeshi Muslim with roots in Saudi Arabia and New York City. They come with more than 10 years of experience across social services, municipal government, and grassroots coalitions mobilizing for equitable change, centering anti-oppression, anti-racism, and collective resilience.
They currently serve as the Assistant Vice President for Institutional Equity and Access at Haverford College, where they develop and lead initiatives, programming, and resources that advance the College’s commitment to equity and access, and enhance student and employee development and campus climate. Former positions included serving as a Coordinator at the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office of LGBT Affairs developing municipal policies and city-wide initiatives, and advocating for LGBTQIA communities, and Resource Director at the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition leading movement-oriented fundraising and capacity building strategy for immigrant rights across the state.
Sayeeda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College, and a Master of Social Work and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership from University of Pennsylvania.
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