Massoma Alam is an educator, humanitarian, and a world traveler. She is passionate about helping others and enjoys working in the non-profit sector. Massoma was born in Pakistan and after a few months moved to Iran, where she resided for two and a half years during the time of the Iran/Iraq war. Then her and her family moved to Ireland, where they lived for 7 years.
She moved to America when she was 10 years old. Massoma’s father is a Physician and was looking for the American Dream and kept moving to the west. Her and her family finally settled in Fredonia, NY.
She graduated from the State University of Buffalo with a bachelor’s in Biology and Psychology. She later completed her master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Massoma did an internship at the United Nations in New York City for 2 years with the International Council of Psychologists and Department of Public Information. While at the UN, Massoma spoke as a panelist for two conferences: “Psychological effects on refugees” and “Economic empowerment of women in the workplace.”
Currently, Massoma is an AmeriCorps VISTA serving at TeenSHARP, a college preparatory program, as a College Access Coordinator. Massoma is the oldest of 4 siblings and is from Fredonia, NY. She is currently living in Delaware with her husband, Dr. Omar Chohan. Massoma also loves to travel and has visited many countries including Vietnam, Turkey, Egypt, and Israel. Follow her adventures on Instagram: @massomaa.