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Abdeali Saherwala

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Abdeali Saherwala

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Abdeali received his BA in Environmental Studies with a specialization in Urban & Regional Environments from York University (Toronto) in 2020. He graduated with honours and was awarded the Robert Tiffin Student Leadership Award, the most prestigious leadership award at York University. Aside from his academics, he worked as an Indigenous Law Researcher for the Indigenous Environmental Justice (IEJ) project at Osgoode Hall Law School under Dr. Deborah McGregor. Additionally, he worked as a Student Researcher for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), where he assisted in the creation of policies related to recycling of electric vehicle batteries and photovoltaic batteries, under Dr. Mark Winfield. In 2020, he enrolled in YSE’s Masters in Environmental Management program with a specialization in Environmental Policy and Energy. He hopes to work as a researcher for various environmental policy, climate change, and human health projects, organizations and professors at Yale University.