Ayat AL-Tamimi is a policy fellow at The Education Trust-Midwest.
AL-Tamimi holds her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Her passion for education policy stems from her experience at early childhood education centered non-profits. AL-Tamimi also has experience in community and campaign organizing. She has a particular interest in public health and believes that an equitable education system that holistically supports students is an essential component of improving public health outcomes.
A proud Iraqi-American, AL-Tamimi is dedicated to using her skills to uplift students of color and students from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. In her spare time, she enjoys writing and is a published poet.