Ali Abdou

EDUCATION:  University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign                       August 2012-May 2016 Bachelor of Science in Political Science                                                                                              President’s Award Scholarship

EXPERIENCE:      Orphanage                                                                                                  Cairo, Egypt Volunteer                                                                                                                                          Summer of 2014

  • Volunteered at an orphanage in Egypt for kids ages 4-9
  • Read to kids stories in English
  • Played games with the kids and talked to them about living in America

Summer Camp for Teens                                                                                                       Cairo, Egypt   Volunteer                                                                                                                Summer of 2012 & 2013

  • Worked with students ages 5-15 in a summer camp
  • Helped the kids learn many different sports and activities
  • Assisted the children enhance their reading and writing skills in English
  • Worked with camp leaders to help kids improve their communication skills in both English and Arabic

Chicago Land Sports Radio                                                                 Illinois Media School, Chicago Radio Host                                                                                                                   October 2016-Present

  • Host a sports show on
  • Discuss the latest sports trends
  • Talk about upcoming weekend matchups
  • Discuss the latest Breaking news all around sports


ACTIVITIES:         MAFA (Minority Association of Future Attorney)                  Champaign,IL Member                                                                                                                              January 2014-2016

  • Attend weekly meetings to discuss law school and the practice of law with different lawyers from different minorities
  • Expands knowledge on the practice of law and the difficulty of getting into law school and becoming a lawyer
  • Organization helps kids from different minorities at the university interested in law school become prepared


SKILLS: Proficient in MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Effective communication skills (writing and speaking)

Basic Knowledge of Adobe Audition 3.0

Basic Knowledge of Final Cut Pro

Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

Management Skills


LANGUAGES: Fluent in Arabic and English

Intermediate French

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