Sanam Malik is a Special Assistant for the Immigration Policy team at American Progress. She earned her B.A. in communications and sociology, with minors in international and women’s studies, from the University of South Florida. During her college years, Sanam worked in low-income schools as an afterschool care leader.
In her hometown of Tampa, Florida, Sanam volunteered within her community for poverty-stricken families and individuals. Sanam was born in Pakistan, and her family came to America as immigrants.