Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Nada Al-Assi attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where she graduated magna cum laude with a degree in Public Health and a dual minor in Community Health and Communication Management in 2019. As an undergraduate, Nada has interned at Blazer Kitchen, The Crisis Center, and Alabama AHEC , as well as service learning projects with GASP and OneRoof. After serving with Impact America, Nada plans to attend graduate school for Nutrition. 

What do you like to do for fun?

I love to travel with friends and family! Some of my recent trips include Paris, London, and Jordan. When I do not have time to go across the world, I enjoy reading, hiking, and baking and of course binge-watching shows on Netflix. 

What is your favorite quote from a book, film, or song?

“You still have a lot of time to make yourself be what you want. There’s still a lot of good in the world.”- The Outsiders