Tahreem Akhtar

Tahreem Akhtar is a Program Associate overseeing the Arabic Honor Society, the Grants for Schools program, Arabic Teachers’ Council grant, and the annual Summer Institute for Arabic teachers.

Before joining QFI in 2018, Tahreem worked as an intern at Near East Foundation in Amman, Jordan as well as a campaign intern with the Kathleen Matthews for Congress campaign in Maryland. She also was a former manager at Georgetown Cupcake in Bethesda, Maryland.

Tahreem holds a BA in Arabic language and International Relations from American University, graduating with a focus on Conflict Resolution and Foreign Policy. She has also completed Arabic coursework at the University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan. She is fluent in Punjabi, Urdu, and Hindi.