Areeb Akbari

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Areeb Akbari is an intern at Laurel Strategies. Before joining the firm, Areeb was a White House intern in the Obama administration in the Office of Presidential Personnel, where he worked on the Technology and Operations team. In addition to his governmental role, Areeb has also served as the Marketing Lead for the nonprofit Universal Muslim Association of America and a Development and Outreach intern for Human Rights Watch. Areeb graduated with departmental distinction from University of Illinois at Chicago. He earned his first Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and his second Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Biology. Areeb has held research positions at numerous university labs, and will be published twice for his research in neuroscience by the end of the year.