In The Hilla #13 Yousra Elkhalifa | My Journey to Becoming a Lawyer - In The Hilla

Episode 13

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29th Jul 2020

#13 Yousra Elkhalifa | My Journey to Becoming a Lawyer

Yousra Elkhalifa is a Lawyer and an artist. She just graduated from the American University Washington College of Law and will be taking the bar this summer. In this episode, Yousra discusses her journey to becoming a lawyer and gives advice on pursing the career path.

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About the Podcast

In The Hilla
In The Hilla (الحلة‎ - Neighborhood)
A podcast that educates people from marginalized communities about different career avenues.

When I originally had the idea for my podcast, I was thinking of issues within my community. It is rare to see engineers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and equity owners in low income neighborhoods. At the end of the day people are a product of their environment and you can't be what you can't see. Therefore, I created this podcast to serve as an example. Through this platform, I hope to educate people about the different avenues that exist. And more importantly, break down how it was done as well as identify the challenges that can be expected.

I started doing interviews for my podcast back in April and started posting content on July 2020.

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Ahmed Ismail

Ahmed is a first generation immigrant from Sudan and is currently an industrial engineering student at Iowa State University. He is a driven and entrepreneurial minded student with a diverse set of experiences that include working as a software engineering intern and mechanical engineering intern, studying abroad in the UK, conducting research for the U.S. Dept of Energy, lobbying for the U.S. Dept of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and serving on the national board for a multi-million dollar non-profit.