Humza Jilani

Harvard University

Humza Jilani graduated from Harvard University, where he concentrated in Social Studies and minored in Arabic and Islamic Studies. He has led an initiative to provide psychiatric evaluations for asylum-seekers in Matamoros, Mexico, interned for Foreign Policy magazine in Washington, D.C., worked as a development analyst for rural livestock start-up UpTrade in Karachi, Pakistan, and served as an intern economist at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office in London. He has also published research on the regulation of algorithms that promote misinformation on social media. A co-founder of the Harvard Undergraduate Foreign Policy Initiative, he is passionate about increasing the diversity of voices that impact national security policymaking. Fascinated by the intersection of emerging technologies and global justice, Humza reads for an MPhil in International Relations at the University of Oxford.