Ayesha Ibrahim, a graduating nursing major , was selected to address the 200 graduates from Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies in Washington, D.C., at a special schoolwide awards ceremony known as Tropaia.
An accomplished student Ibrahim had won several scholarships and awards. Last month she received the School of Nursing & Health Studiesâ€™ Landegger Community Service Award. At the university she was a member of the Minority Health Initiative Group, NHS Academic Council, Muslim Student Association, and GU Women of Color.
â€œWhatever it is that makes you tick donâ€™t lose sight of that,â€ she told her classmates from all four majors, according to the release. â€œUse that passion that you possess to move forth in your career, reach new heights and leave your mark on this Earth. … I would like to leave you all with one last message, carry the Jesuit principles of cura personalis and being men and women for others with you always.â€