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Maria Butt

Position: Outreach Coordinator
Categories: Team

Maria Butt joined Turning Point for Women and Families as the Outreach Coordinator in February 2024. Born and raised in the vibrant tapestry of New York City, Maria’s passion for public service is deeply intertwined with her identity as the daughter of immigrants in the Pakistani Muslim diaspora. Growing up in a marginalized community in America, Maria has found strength and solace in her cultural identity. Her passion for fostering unity and understanding within communities has driven her to become a vocal advocate for the underprivileged. Maria’s dedication to community building and social change is complemented by her academic pursuits. She is currently studying Public and International Affairs at Baruch College, with a long-term goal of delving into international law. Fluent in Urdu and Punjabi, Maria effectively bridges cultural gaps and ensures that the voices of the marginalized are heard. Beyond her professional and academic endeavors, Maria has a love for anthropology and art, further enriching her holistic approach to community engagement and social change.