Mohamed Alwasila is a RISE AmeriCorps Member at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City.
Originally from Omurdan, Sudan, Mohamed received an associate’s degree in business management at Kirkwood Community College. He previously worked at the Iowa Center for Worker Justice and the Iowa City Community School District as a paraeducator.
Mohamed has a lifelong passion for playing music. Since arriving in the U.S., he has created multiple music groups. His current band, SD, now performs at local festivals, Sudanese community events and more.
As a RISE AmeriCorps Member, Mohamed is excited to serve with his team and provide services for the community.
“One of my goals is to work with organizations that help immigrants and refugees to get a better life and be successful in their new journey in the United States. This is what I love to do and I hope to achieve the highest success.”