Ambreen joined the EVC community as Executive Director in 2018. She has extensive leadership experience in the non-profit and media industry including Magnum Photos and the Associated Press. Ambreen received her M.S. with a concentration in media and culture from the New School and completed her undergraduate studies at the City College of New York.
Previously as the Deputy Executive Director of the Arab-American Family Support Center, a trauma informed Settlement House, Ambreen spearheaded the development of innovative youth media programs including “I Need to Be Heard!” a participatory youth filmmaking program and “Stomp the Ban,” a large scale film installation and dance action to protest the travel ban. She also worked for the Jordan Red Crescent Society creating an arts and education program for refugee youth. The social justice issue that Ambreen is most passionate about dismantling is systemic racism and classism.