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Distinguished Finalist

Jahin Rahman

New York City , New York

Jahin Rahman, 16, of New York City, New York, a junior at Academy of American Studies, founded “Efforts in Youth Development of Bangladesh (EYDB),” an organization run by students in New York City and Dhaka, Bangladesh; her group has built a library and computer lab, established a literary program, and donated clothing to benefit children from underserved communities in Bangladesh. Through EYBD, Jahin is currently working to establish a drug rehabilitation center in the Dhaka area.