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Pamplin Society of Fellows

Lila Khammash

  • Lila Khammash

Hometown: Amman, Jordan

Major: International Affairs

Bio:

I was born in Portland, grew up between Kuwait and Jordan, and went back to Portland in 2019 for college, so you can say my life has come full circle. Although I have moved a lot growing up, nothing shapes my identity and brings me more pride than being Palestinian, a huge part of my identity that I constantly highlight. I am currently pursuing an International Affairs major with a minor in Entrepreneurship, and cannot wait to start a career path out of these two interests. I’d say my greatest passion is leadership and just being there for others, which is what I always try to look for in every activity and job that I take on. I try - and love - to stay as busy as possible, but when I do have free time, I enjoy driving around with friends and listening to music.

Activities:

Career Center marketing assistant / Peer Career Advisor, Dining Room Service, Arabic Club - Co-president, ISLC student government, Career Center Student Advisory Board, Piolog Contributor, SAAB Arabic, Tutor New Student Orientation, ASLC- Finance committee member, ASLC- Elections committee member

Awards:

Trustee Endowed Scholarship, Dean’s List

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