Dhia Fani - Student Speaker, NYU Abu Dhabi
Dhia Fairus Shofia Fani is an Indonesian currently studying Political Science, Business and Music at NYU Abu Dhabi. Her passion is to act as a bridge between multiple stakeholders in society in order to achieve common good. Through her initiative to empower survivors of human trafficking, she became the Young Southeast Asia Leadership Initiative Grant Winner. Her other projects include Buku Kami empowerment program, her research on labour migration in Indonesia, collaborative partnership to empower survivors of human trafficking with Shandra Woworuntu from Mentari USA and more. Through her academic years, Dhia has studied in Abu Dhabi, New York, London, Brussels and Paris. Dhia has also interned at the Indonesian Embassy for the EU, the World Bank and UNESCO. On campus, Dhia is currently active as an RA, a member of NYU Abu Dhabi Model UN, NYU Abu Dhabi Debate Union, Ecoherence and Interfaith Student Club.