Ahmed is currently a senior at Hunter College in New York, where he is pursuing a degree in economics and urban studies. At EdLab, Ahmed works as part of the Digitization Queue (DigiQ) project team. He is responsible for archiving Teachers College’s archival materials and works on generating content and promoting EdLab resources such as Vialogues
and New Learning Times (NLT)
. In the summer of 2014, Ahmed interned at JPMorgan prime brokerage under the stock loan division. At JPMorgan he was responsible for reporting daily profit and loss and assisting with client services. He graduated from Frederick Douglass Academy (FDA) High School, where he was inspired to major in economics after taking AP Economics.
As the former captain of the FDA’s varsity soccer team with a passion for education and development, he sees soccer as a bridge that can connect sports and education, especially among urban youth. He hopes to be involved in global initiatives that works to improve the lives of children through education and sports. He serves as a volunteer soccer coach for FDA and at his local mosque. In his leisure time, Ahmed attends Arabic school and play soccer with family and friends.