Reem Killawi


Reem is a Syrian-American, born and raised in the city of Detroit. She graduated from Frontier International Academy in 2021 and began attending the University of Michigan that fall. She is pursuing a degree in Public Health with a minor in Food and Urban Studies. Reem is passionate about creating intentional and impactful youth programming and working towards equity in educational spaces and resources. Recently she became the Refugee Tutoring Program Coordinator for Students Organize for Syria and has over 5 years of experience serving Muslim youth in Metro Detroit. Reem’s goal is to graduate with the tools and skills needed to create change in her community. In her free time, she enjoys reading, trying new recipes, and rewatching The Office.