Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Najya Williams is an undergraduate at Harvard College in Cambridge, MA. She aims to pursue a career in Pediatric and Neonatal Medicine. A youth advocate and social activist, Najya has committed to participating in numerous poetry and spoken word driven events to shed light on issues present in her community that many consider taboo. She was recently recognized by The Harvard Foundation for the work she has cultivated and continues to maintain within the Black community on Harvard’s campus. Najya looks ahead to continue making a difference in not only her community, but the nation as a whole, one word at a time.