Ashraf Hasham

Staff • Program Manager, Advocacy & Engagement

Ashraf Hasham is Urban Gateways’ Program Manager for Advocacy & Engagement. He comes to this role from Seattle’s TeenTix, a revolutionary arts access & youth empowerment organization where he has played multiple roles over the years, most recently as Director of Partnerships & Programs. Ashraf is also involved with Seattle-based nonpartisan civic engagement organization Citizen University, where he helps out with their new Youth Power Project. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration from Wagner College in New York City, and gained his chops in the editorial department at Aperture magazine, the development & communications departments at the Henry Art Gallery (a contemporary art museum on the University of Washington campus), and as the front-of-house manager at On the Boards (Seattle’s renowned contemporary performance mainstay). Professional endeavors of late include: serving as the youngest member of the Seattle Arts Commission; presenting at the Seattle University Arts Leadership Conference; receiving a scholarship to attend the 2016 Americans for the Arts Conference in Boston; completion of Girl Justice training by Powerful Voices; participating in School’s Out Washington’s Youth Program Quality Initiative; and serving as a volunteer member on Seattle Office of Film & Music’s Youth & Community committee and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture’s Community Development & Outreach committee. Ashraf can be seen in the wild on various dance floors as well as at arts events and live music venues around his new home of Chicago.

Contact

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312-445-2749