Hamzah Qureshi


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Hamzah supports the management of projects and deliverables across several teams, bringing the attention to detail, commitment to quality, and intellectual curiosity that he honed in academia to his work for a major foundation. He leverages his expert writing, editing, and research skills to achieve the greatest impact.

Hamzah comes with five years of experience as an academic writing consultant. At Swarthmore College and Harvard Divinity School, Hamzah studied religion, Islam, and Arabic. He has served as an Interfaith Coordinator, conducted ethnographic research on Sufism in the United States, and written about Islamic theological contentions in modern South Asia. In these educational pursuits, Hamzah has traveled to Jordan, Palestine, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. Hamzah finds great joy in connecting through language-learning, trying new foods, and reading.

What brings you joy?

Quality time with loved ones.

Why did you decide to work at Geneva Global?

I have benefited from charitable giving throughout my life, so I wanted this opportunity to learn more about philanthropy and contribute to important causes as well.

What’s your favorite part of your job?

Getting to support a team of kind, hard-working, and passionate people.

What’s your best travel advice?

I understand the urge to hop from country to country when traveling, but I recommend quality over quantity. Try letting yourself get bored while traveling. It’s harder than you might think, and you’ll appreciate things in ways you never would’ve imagined.