Isra Saeed (she/her) is a PhD candidate in Sustainability Management. Her research examines potential pathways toward accelerating renewable energy transitions and advancing energy justice in Sub-Saharan Africa. She also holds a Master’s in Electrical Engineering from UWaterloo.
Isra’s responsibilities include advocating for on-campus initiatives and funding to support gender and racial equity, working with the Vice President of Advocacy to organize and deliver programming and events focused on gender and racial equity, supporting community spaces that service graduate students that are racialized, Black, Indigenous, disabled, and/or 2SLGBT+.
In her free time, Isra enjoys watching movies, doing Arabic calligraphy, and baking.