Yasmin El-Zaher is a Rise Pennsylvania Fellow and senior at Temple University in her hometown of Philadelphia. She is studying sociology with a concentration in linguistics. Yasmin founded a club that serves as a catalyst for young progressives to radicalize thought through literature, art, and activism. Her belief in fostering relationships built on solidarity is what led her to organizing. She is passionate about spirituality and fulfillment. Finding joy in new experiences, Yasmin loves meeting new people and stepping outside of her comfort zone.