Alumnus Wasi Mohamed Named Thomas Merton Center’s 2019 New Person of the Year

Mohamed in a gray suit jacket and dark shirt

Pitt alumnus Wasi Mohamed has been named the Thomas Merton Center’s 2019 New Person of the Year. He was recognized at a June 25 event. The annual award honors a local Pittsburgh activist working towards peace and justice. 

Mohamed is the Pittsburgh Director of Community Entrepreneurship for Forward Cities and was formerly director of the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh. 

Mohamed earned a BS in Neuroscience and a BA in history and philosophy of science and philosophy at Pitt, both in 2017.