Ambreen Qureshi, Educational Video Center
Ambreen Quereshi is the Executive Director of the Educational Video Center. She is the first woman, first immigrant, and first person of color to lead the organization since its founding over decades ago. Ambreen has extensive leadership experience in the non-profit and media industry including Magnum Photos and the Associated Press. Ambreen received her M.S. with a concentration in media and culture from the New School. Previously as the Deputy Executive Director of the Arab-American Family Support Center, a trauma-informed Settlement House, Ambreen spearheaded the development of innovative youth media programs including I Need to Be Heard! a participatory youth filmmaking program, We Are Not Invisible, a photography project combating bigotry, and Stomp the Ban, a large scale film installation and dance action to protest the travel ban. She also worked for the Jordan Red Crescent Society creating an arts and education program for refugee youth. Ambreen has a proven track record in developing and managing international advocacy campaigns –from independent initiatives to help targeted fixers, to global awareness campaigns including “The End of Polio” with UNICEF and “Chasing the Dream: Youth Faces of the Millennium Development Goals” with UNFPA.