Dr. Ali Malekzadeh – Education is Vital to The American Dream

President, Roosevelt University

"The American dream needs to be reconsidered every year with every generation. That same American dream resonates very differently for Asian Americans, for African Americans, for Native Americans. We need to be very aware of what it means for each generation of American."

In this inspirational episode of Rebuilding the American Dream, Dr. Ali Malekzadeh, president of Roosevelt University shares with us the special role that Roosevelt plays in rebuilding, and reconsidering, the American Dream. Dr, Malekzadeh is very proud of his students, faculty and the kinds of experiences created at Roosevelt. We know you will be impressed by these stories as well. 

Dr. Malekzadeh holds degrees from the University of Denver and the University of Utah. He believes that access to higher education is every American’s right and one of the pathways to living the American Dream. He champions Roosevelt University’s mission of social justice as he is passionate about women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, immigration, affirmative action and access to higher education.

June 1 2022

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