Meet the Class of 2021

Urooba Abid

Hometown: Farmingdale, New York
Major: International Relations

Activities & Honors:

  • Chair – Nominations and Elections Committee (NEC)
  • Civic Scholar
  • Opinion Columnist – The Daily Pennsylvanian
  • Member – Chi Omega Sorority
  • Member – Oracle Senior Society

Hobbies: Painting, writing, reading, learning new things
Favorite Books: Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Favorite Movies: Good Will Hunting, The Pursuit of Happyness, Slumdog Millionaire
Favorite Food: My mom’s biryani
Favorite Quote:Wherever you go, there you are.” ~ Confucius

Plans After Penn: Attending law school and eventually working in public interest law