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Olivia Vita

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Olivia Vita is an undergraduate student in the College, class of 2019, majoring in cultural anthropology with a focus on identity, race formation, and religion. Vita has done advocacy and organizing work with American Muslims for Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace both in the university setting and in the local community. Before transferring to Georgetown, she formed a pro-Boycott, Divest, Sanctions Muslim-Jewish Alliance at George Mason University with the intention of centering marginalized voices within both communities, openly unpacking the current divides between American Jews and Muslims, and addressing Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, and anti-blackness. Olivia is a singer-songwriter and enjoys eating good food with friends and family. At the Berkley Center, Vita is a student fellow in the 2017-2018 Doyle Undergraduate Fellows program focused on faith-based activism in the Washington, D.C. metro area.