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Saba Ahmed

About Me: 

Saba Ahmed earned her Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Physics from Portland State University and is currently completing her joint Juris Doctorate-MBA degree at Lewis & Clark Law School and University of Portland. She has worked for Intel Corporation, Digimarc Corporation, Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski, Congressman Earl Blumenauer, Oregon Supreme Court and Stoel Rives. In February 2010, she fought for her civil and political rights to successfully repeal an Oregon law that banned teachers from wearing the Muslim headscarf, Sikh turban, Jewish yarmulke and other religious attire. Saba is best known for her political activism and community organizing in Oregon, United States. She also serves on various Boards including Oregon League of Conservation Voters, Oregon League of Minority Voters, Oregon Muslim Citizens Alliance, Islamic Society of Greater Portland, Defense of Human Rights, etc.

My Passions: 
Family, Politics, Travel, Helping People especially women and children in third world countries, Human Rights, Democracy
My Challenges: 
Making a place for myself and dealing with negative stereotypes about Muslims, Women, Patriarchial culture, etc.
My Vision for the Future: 
Peaceful non-violent world where people lead their lives with love, mercy and compassion in their hearts, minds and souls!!! Especially respecting other God's creations, other human beings!!!
My Areas of Expertise: 
Islam, Engineering, Project Management
My Languages: 
English, Urdu

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