University of California Berkeley

SOS at Berkeley was founded by Lulia Koujah and Abdisalam Hassan in October of 2014. This chapter was started in order to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in the Berkeley Community and encourage students at this campus to participate in taking action.


 

  • Abdisalam Hassan

  • President

Abdisalam is a third year student at UC Berkeley pursuing a degree in Public Health. He is passionate about helping those in need and aspires to continue on to medical school. He is involved in many organizations that advocate for human rights such as SJP. As the president of SOS at Berkeley, he hopes to raise awareness about the humanitarian crisis in the Berkeley community and encourage others to participate and take action towards this cause.

  • Lulia Koujah

  • Vice President

Lulia is a fourth year at UC Berkeley studying chemistry. She hopes to go into the pharmaceutical industry or pursue a higher degree in the field. As the vice president of SOS at Berkeley, she hopes to help in raising awareness about Syria’s critical condition and the many ways that students at Cal can be involved in making a difference.

  • Omar Al Jammal

  • Secretary

Omar is a third year student at UC Berkeley pursuing a degree in Molecular Cell Biology. He is involved in the community and has served as a board member of the MSA at Berkeley. He hopes to continue his passion in helping people by pursuing a career in medicine and further serving the community. As Secretary of SOS at Berkeley, Omar hopes to ensure efficiency and excellence in our club’s affairs.

  • Nada Mahmoud

  • Treasurer

Nada is a fourth year UC Berkeley student, pursuing a major in Public Health and minor in Education of Math and Science. She is passionate about providing services for underprivileged families and individuals, not only in the bay area but on an international level as well. She looks forward to continuing her studies, and pursuing a Masters of Public Health post graduation. As the treasurer of SOS. at Berkeley, she looks forward to envisioning and implementing creative fundraising projects for those afflicted by the Syrian Humanitarian Crisis.