Meet Bushra Amiwala, a DePaul student who combines her academics and faith in her pursuit to make an impact in public policy. Bushra was the first Pakistani woman and youngest candidate to ever get her name on a Cook County ballot. Her dedication to increasing representation in politics has gotten the attention of many national media outlets including TIME magazine, Teen Vogue, Glamour magazine and the New York Times. While Bushra did not win her race, she continues to advocate for youth activism speaking at over forty high schools and colleges to get her message out. DePaul’s Division of Mission and Ministry recognizes Bushra Amiwala for blending her academic goals with a deeper sense of purpose.