Razakh was born in Mogadishu, Somalia and moved to the US during a refugee resettlement program in Seattle, WA, where we learnt the importance of diversity. "This influenced my decision to come to New York City for graduate school. Here, I am able to network with different people and expose myself to a variety of thoughts and cultures to solve some of the world’s greatest problems,” he said.
Born and raised in Dubai, Abdulla Alhussam was drawn to the Social Impact, Innovation, and Investment specialization at NYU Wagner. "The focus on social innovation is what is needed to make bold changes in the communities we live in," he explained.
Graduate education in impact finance, like socially mindful investment itself, is growing.