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Class of 2021: Mayisha Rahman 

June 2, 2021

Name: Mayisha Rahman 

Major:  Biology 

Minor:  Health Studies

Hometown:  Dhaka, Bangladesh

Post-graduation plans: I will be working as a patient navigator and advocate for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health starting this fall. Additionally, I will be working towards my medical school applications with the hope of starting medical school next fall!

People you want to thank: I would not be here today without the support and guidance of Dr. Karen Greif, Dean Jennifer Walters, Dean Gail Glicksman and Dean Reggie Jones. You all know how much you mean to me. I want to thank Laura Surtees and Joyce Angelucci from LITS for always being so kind and insightful. I would also like to thank Matt Gray and Chelsea DiCarlo from Communications for giving me a platform to express my voice. To the students who make Bryn Mawr’s SGA the dynamic self-government that it is - thank you. I am continuously in awe of your spirit and your service to our community. Special thanks to Steven, Shana, Arthur, Lester and Miss Theresa from New Dorm Dining Hall. Lastly - my friends, you are my greatest gift and I can’t wait to see all that we will do in the years to come. Thank you for being my rock and for helping me stay afloat for these past four years. 

Key Bryn Mawr Experiences: 

  • Research Assistant in Grief Lab
  • Co-head of Peer Health and Wellness Educator Program 
  • Head of Honor Board, SGA - 2020-2021
  • Co-presented original research at the American Public Health Association’s annual conference in 2019

Members of the Class of 2021, we want to hear from you! Drop us a note at Include a photo of yourself and let us know what you have planned for life after Bryn Mawr, who you'd like to thank, words of wisdom, or whatever else you'd like to say. We'll be sharing selected profiles on the College's website and social media channels over the next few weeks.

Department of Biology

Health Studies