The Event


Name: Rise For Rohingya

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 06:00pm - 09:00pm EST



    Lipton Hall (D'Agostino Hall)

    NYU School of Law

    108 West 3rd Street, NY-10012

Our Speakers

Born in London and raised in Ghana, Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah received both his B.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Cambridge University. After teaching at renowned institutions such as Yale, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, and Princeton, he currently is the Professor of Philosophy and Law at New York University. He is the author of prize-winning books Cosmopolitism and The Honor Code that explore issues on morality, race, and the society. Professor Appiah is a leading global thinker who has received over 15 honorary degrees and the 2011 National Humanities Medal from President Barack Obama.

Why We're Great >

Rabbi  Yehuda Sarna  serves as the University Chaplain and Executive Director of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at New York University. He is a lecturer at NYU School of Public Service. In 2008, he was awarded the Richard M. Joel Exemplar of Excellence from Hillel International. Chelsea Clinton’s documentary Of Many narrates the work Rabbi Sarna and Imam Khalid has been doing to build bridges among the different faith groups. Rabbi Sarna was listed as one of '36-under-36 Change-makers' by the New York Jewish Week.
Yehuda Sarna
Co-University Chaplain,
New York University

Why We're Great >

Khalid Latif is the Executive Director and Imam for the Islamic Center at New York University, from where he graduated. Under Khalid's leadership, the NYU Islamic Center became a leading institution among the American Muslim Community that raises substantial funds for humanitarian efforts. He was honored with the 2014 NYU Alumni Distinguished Service Award for his continued work to help bridge gaps between different faith groups. Recently, he became an advocate for the Rohingya Crisis after he personally visited refugee camps in Bangladesh.
Khalid Latif
Co-University Chaplain,
New York University
John Sexton is the President Emeritus of New York University, and the former chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He received his B.A, M.A, and Ph.D. from Fordham University; and a J.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. John's leadership was instrumental in advancing NYU's global presence as a world renowned educational institution. Professor Sexton founded the Catalyst Foundation for Universal Education that funds and promotes education for children.  He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller Baseball as a Road to God. 
John Sexton
President Emeritus, 
New York University

Why We're Great >


Come join us Saturday, April 14th from 6pm-11pm at our annual benefit showcase formal! This year, we will be celebrating Bengali New Years (Pohela Boishakh)!

All of NYU BSA proceeds will be going directly to Rise For Rohingya, helping Rohingya refugee children and families! Bring your friends and enjoy a night full of

dancing, performances, music, photo-booth, and delicious South Asian cuisine!

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 07:00pm - 11:00pm EST


    Grand Hall, 5th floor
238 Thompson Street
New York, NY 10012


SNMA-MAPS will have a special collaboration with Rise for Rohingya to discuss the ongoing Rohingya crisis from a health-perspective regarding ailments, lack of resources and medicine. The panel will consist of Dr. Alexandra Lewis and medical student David Elson to speak about the medical challenges faced by the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Time: 05:00pm - 07:00pm EST


    Hunter College, City University of New York

    Thomas Hunter 414

    695 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065


Come one come all! Everyone is invited to the extravaganza of a lifetime!✨🎉🎊 Dust off your dancing shoes👠👞 and fancy pants🧐 and get hyped for a remarkable night. We partnered up with Rise for Rohingyas this year and all proceeds will go to helping the people in the camps save lives🙌 Come help us make a difference 😇but stay and let loose with our DJ and open dance floor😜 We will be having amazing performances by our very own students and members. If you remember him from BNY last year, the rising Bengali artist MUZA is back and ready to give us a great show!🤩🤩 Together, we will rise❗️


Date: Friday, February 8, 2019

Time: 07:00pm - 11:00pm EST


    604 Bartholomew Rd
Piscataway, New Jersey 08854

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