Leena Yumeen is from South Florida and is a rising junior at Columbia College studying Political Science and Middle East, South Asian, and African Studies. Her research interests include political organizing, public health, and their intersection with international economic relations. Over the past year, she has served as a fellow with the Fund for Global Health and RESULTS, two non-profit organizations that aim to alleviate global disparities in health and income. She is also a research assistant within the Department of Sociology and studies the impact of labor organizing on the public health sector in the United States.