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Maryam Iftikhar
Communications Coordinator

As the Communications Coordinator at ICRD, Maryam assists with developing, coordinating, and executing strategic communications campaigns across the organization to advance ICRD’s programs and mission. By curating multimedia content, cross-platform initiatives, storytelling campaigns, and ICRD’s events calendar, Maryam has helped diversify ICRD’s output and enhance the organization’s capability to serve as a central hub of conversation and connection on efforts related to peace, faith, and diplomacy.

Maryam holds a BA in Global Studies and has previously worked on communication efforts at Families USA and the Frank Karel Fellowship. She was also the recipient of a Davis Projects for Peace Grant and collaborated with RAICES to bolster financial aid and resource distribution to the migrant community. Outside of her work at ICRD, Maryam continues to extend professional development support to first-gen students, drawing on her background as an immigrant and first-gen scholar dedicated to equity and human rights.