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Ali Raza
@aliraza312
๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝ He/Him | โ‡๏ธ Positive Change Agent
๐Ÿ’Ž Forever (un)learning + growing
๐Ÿซ Higher Education Professional
๐Ÿ“– Ph.D. Student: HR & Higher Ed Leadership

Profile picture description: A dashing South Asian young man smiling with short black hair, wearing a black shirt and grey sports coat on a dark grey background.

๐Ÿ”† Currently residing on the stolen, traditional, and ancestral lands of the Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute Nations and Peoples.
๐Ÿ“ Fort Collins, CO

๐Ÿง  Decolonize
โœŠ๐Ÿฝ #BlackLivesMatter
๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ #AsiansUnite
๐Ÿฆ  #WearAMask

๐Ÿšจ white supremacy MUST be called out ๐Ÿšจ
โš™๏ธ The system is working as intended
๐Ÿ’ฃ We need big, structural change

๐ŸŽ™ Bit.ly/ASIANTOWNHALL
โœ… Donate!: Bit.ly/AAPIATL
โžก๏ธ StopAsianHate.info

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’กโ€œIf you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time; but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.โ€ - Lilla Watson

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’กโ€œFor the masterโ€™s tools will never dismantle the masterโ€™s house.โ€ - Audre Lorde

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’กโ€The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression.โ€
- bell hooks

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’กโ€œNobodyโ€™s free until everybodyโ€™s free.โ€
- Fannie Lou Hamer

๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ’กโ€œThe paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.โ€ - James Baldwin

๐Ÿ Colorado State University Ram (๐Ÿ“)
๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿฝ UT-Austin Texas Exes Life Member (B.A.)
๐Ÿข Florida State University LifeNet (M.S.)

Learner | Achiever | Developer | Includer | Positivity

๐Ÿ”บ๐Ÿ”ฑ YITBOS

๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Desi.
โš™๏ธ ENFJ.
๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ Educator.
โš–๏ธ Politics.
๐Ÿˆ Sports.
๐ŸŒŽ Traveler.
โ†—๏ธ Progressive.
๐Ÿ”ณ Accomplice.
๐Ÿ’ž People & Culture.
๐Ÿ”„ Equity Minded.
๐Ÿ”บ Change Agent.
๐ŸŸค Indigenous Rights.
โœ… Social Justice.
๐Ÿก Housing Justice.
๐ŸŒ Climate Justice.
โ€ผ๏ธ Racial Justice.
โšง Gender Equity.
โ™พ Human Rights.
โค๏ธ Community Care.
๐Ÿฅ Medicare for All.
๐ŸŸข Green New Deal.
๐Ÿ’ต Personal Finance.
๐Ÿ“ˆ Growth Mindset.
๐Ÿฅ˜ Amateur Foodie.
๐Ÿฅพ Life Journeyer.
๐Ÿป Breweries.
๐Ÿ” Outdoors.
๐ŸŽ™ Podcasts.
๐ŸŒŒ Universe.
๐Ÿ“š Learner.
๐Ÿ”ฎ Futurist.
๐Ÿ“ฑ Tech.

๐Ÿ’ฏ I aim to use this space to connect with people, widen my perspectives, and add value. Actively learning how to align & leverage my lived experiences, skills, and values to create positive change in our world.

โœณ๏ธ Moderator

๐Ÿ“ Research interests:
Desi South Asians, identity development, graduate & new professional socialization, selective admissions, org leadership, culture, & change

๐ŸŽฏ Views are my own.

โฌ‡๏ธ ๐Ÿ”Š Reach out, and letโ€™s connect!

๐Ÿ”— www.linkedin.com/in/aliraza123

๐Ÿ—“ calendly.com/aliraza123
Joined at 4 Feb 2021
Nominated by Faran Saeed