Brooke Shemaria is an Immigration Intern at HIAS this fall. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and is currently a senior at the George Washington University, double-majoring in History and Middle East Studies. She has taken classes in both Arabic and Hebrew language, and spent a semester studying in Israel in fall 2010.
Brooke enjoys both history and books, and hopes to go to every museum in Washington, DC. After college she plans to go to graduate school in Israel, and someday hopes to advocate for women’s rights in the Middle East.