Mehraz Rahman

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Summary

This interview is with Mehraz Rahman, an outgoing senior at The University of Texas at Austin, serving as Vice President of the student body in her final year. Mehraz discusses navigating her identity as part of a small Bangladeshi community in Austin, a tumultuous election cycle that caused many to question her authenticity, and her personal experiences with assertiveness in male-dominated spaces. As Vice President, Mehraz successfully advocated for the installation of more reflection spaces for students needing a quiet and clean place to pray.

Interviewee

Mehraz Rahman

Interviewer

Zubia Akhtar

Date

April 2019

Religious Identity

Muslim, Sunni

City

Austin

Region

Central

Location

Austin

Generation

Gen Z

Collection

Citation

“Mehraz Rahman,” Religions Texas, accessed February 25, 2021, https://religionstx.omeka.net/items/show/42.

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