The El-Hibri Foundation is delighted to announce its new class of Spring 2018 Interns!
Ellie Benjamin is serving as the Spring 2018 Events and Programs Intern. She is a recent graduate of Brandeis University, where she earned her B.A. in both History and Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, and is now pursuing a career in interfaith and intercultural understanding. She previously served as an intern at the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center and has over 3 years of experience in nonprofit development, along with 4 years of experience in Judaic education. She speaks, reads, and writes Modern Standard Arabic at a middle-advanced level and in her free time enjoys reading, running, and learning about modern art.
Collin Carollo is serving as the Spring 2018 Philanthropic Research Intern through The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. Collin is a senior at Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts majoring in Political Science. He is interested in learning more about the role nonprofits play in policymaking, from foreign policy that advances diplomacy to domestic policy that advances inclusion. In his free time, he likes to play pickup soccer, snowboard, and explore D.C. with new friends from his internship program.
Isabelle Moshiri-Elwood is serving as the Spring 2018 Grants Management Intern. She is currently a student participating in American University’s Gap Program, studying international relations, and she will pursue a Bachelor’s degree in the fall. Isabelle is passionate about social justice and volunteered in her hometown of Louisville, KY for organizations devoted to gender and racial equality. She also served in Louisville Girls Leadership, where she mentored high school girls pursuing leadership positions. In her spare time, she enjoys visiting museums, reading, and learning new languages.