Kujegi Camara - Community Advisory Board Member
Kujegi Camara is Muslim Community Network’s Community Education & Interfaith Program Coordinator. She is a Bronx, NY native with roots from the Gambia. Kujegi is a recent graduate of the Immigrant Justice Corps Community Fellowship, where as a Department of Justice Accredited Representative, she provided direct legal services and representation to low-income African immigrant women and their families. Kujegi’s background is in research, migration studies, youth programming, interfaith organizing and community engagement.She is passionate about creating meaningful connections across different platforms, entities, and people.
As a community education and interfaith program coordinator at MCN, Kujegi is excited to grow the organization’s interfaith program and to broaden the reach of its community education programs within NYC’s diverse Muslim communities. In her personal time, she performs and writes spoken word poetry and is co-founder and President of the Smiling Coast Women Empowerment Network, a grassroots initiative that mentors young West-African Muslim females and helps them on their journey towards college. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from Princeton University.