Essra Aljabery

is a Rise Michigan Fellow and a freshman at Wayne State University. Essra is majoring in Biological Sciences and minoring in psychology. Essra chose to organize with Rise because as a first-generation student, from a middle class background, with four younger siblings, it is important for her to push for college affordability. Essra strives to advocate for student rights and believes it’s important for students to use their voices to fight for equal opportunity.