Marwa Abdelghani is a communications professional with eight years of experience in social impact and justice-oriented non-profit organizations. Her work has spanned the social sector across issue areas, including religious freedom, immigration, education, workforce development, health care and child health equity. Prior to joining Ten Strands, Marwa worked at The Children’s Partnership (TCP) where she led the communications strategy for policy, research and community engagement campaigns to advance children’s health. Before that, she worked at UNITE-LA and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, where she facilitated campaigns to inform and engage the business community on education policy and college access. Marwa began her career at the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), where, for five years, she worked as a community organizer and media specialist, cultivating relationships with reporters and engaging them in improving the media landscape surrounding the American Muslim community. Marwa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Literary Journalism from the University of California, Irvine.
In 2020, I visited a national park for the first time—Zion National Park. I remember wading through the slippery Narrows with my husband, sometimes waist deep, flabbergasted at every turn by the breathtaking views. I remember also being struck by the heat—we had gone in August when it was well above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. To […]
Approximately 400 climate activists gathered in person and virtually last week to recommit to the fight for environmental literacy in PK–12 education systems across California. Ten Strands was proud to join our partners at the Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Projects (ECCLPs) (Re)Launch event to re-engage major collaborators in climate and environmental literacy, justice, and […]