Neelam Sakaria

Senior Associate, Search & Selection Programs

Neelam supports the annual search and selection efforts for the Fellowship team at Echoing Green.

In this role, she project-manages work flow, external communications, data, and systems for the annual selection process. Prior to joining the team, she supported the NYU Leadership Fellows program, a leadership development program for undergraduate students. Curious to no end, she has also spent time exploring the Tel Aviv startup scene and reading up on refugee & asylum policy as a research assistant for Physicians for Human Rights-Israel. Neelam holds a BA in Global Liberal Studies, focusing on politics, human rights and international development, and a BA in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, both from New York University. Outside of her spreadsheets, you can find Neelam at Prospect Park with her bike, a dog or a book.