Medina Wafadar

Northgate High School
Walnut Creek, CA

Medina Wafadar is an incoming UC Berkeley first-year student. She is an intended Molecular and Cell Biology major and is looking to double major in Public Health. She is the eldest of five siblings and is a first-generation college student who wishes to pursue a career in the medical field. Beyond school, she is passionate about her Afghan Muslim identity and aspires to be a role model to younger Afghan girls.

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