HUMA's Officers (2015-2017)

Rashid Yasin, FAS '12


Rashid graduated from Harvard College in 2012 with a BS in Engineering Sciences. After graduating, he received a master's at UCLA in mechanical engineering. He is currently at Vanderbilt University for his PhD in mechanical engineering, focusing on the development of medical robotics. When not studying, researching, or teaching, he enjoys cooking for his busy wife (Eftitan Akam; class of 2012) and reading too many articles on the internet.

Yasmeen Husain, HES '14


Yasmeen studied International Relations and Economics at Harvard, she graduated in May 2014. She hopes to work in International Development Policy and currently works for a local research institute. Yasmeen spends most of her time fundraising, volunteering, writing and convincing people to move to the best part of the North, the Greater Toronto Area.

Nikhat Dharani, FAS '14

VP of Internal Affairs

Nikhat is a Harvard College 2014 graduate with a BA in Applied Mathematics. She enjoys finding patterns in data to explain behavior and searches for consistency in an ever-changing world. Nikhat spends her time analyzing data, teaching, reflecting on identity, and marveling at nature. Though she spent her formative years in the Deep South, Nikhat has yet to develop a Southern accent.

Osman Shawkat, FAS '11

VP of External Affairs

Osman graduated from Harvard College in 2011 with a degree in physics. After a few years in strategy consulting in Boston, he moved to San Francisco to join a small hardware startup making canes for the elderly. When not chatting up senior citizens, he can be found wrenching on cars, climbing or biking.

Ana Nast, FAS '12

VP Communications

Ana studied biology and computer science at Harvard, and graduated in December 2012. She is planning on spending some time traveling and volunteering before going to medical school. In her now-ample spare time, she likes to play sports, do family history research, play computer games, and sew.