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Meet Sahara Mtairi, Current MPP Student

Program and area of focus: Master of Public Policy

Concentration: Undecided. I don’t have an exact area of focus because I can’t decide which area I’m more interested in since I’m interested in all of them!!

Full time/part time: Full Time student

Where are you from: I was born and raised in Philadelphia!!

Where do you live: I live in Doylestown!!

Where did you earn your bachelors and what did you study?

I attended University of California, Riverside, where I received my Bachelors of Science in Anthropology

What made you decide to attend the MPP program at DelVal?

I decided on DelVal because of the holistic approach it takes towards the field public policy.

What do you plan to do after DelVal and/or what would be your ideal job?

After I graduate from DelVal I’m actually planning on attending law school!

Best part of graduate school so far?

So far my favorite part of grad school is meeting all the interesting people from different fields who are all studying public policy.

What are some of your hobbies/what do you like to do for fun outside of school?

I actually love to write and I am currently working on a novel in my free time at the moment.

What is your favorite vegetable to eat and/or grow?

I actually have the opposite of a green thumb-I once killed a cactus while I was living in a virtual desert – but I LOVE green peppers

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