Aliyah Abdur-Rahman is a lifelong advocate for social justice and racial equity to propel society forward. She truly believes in the power of organizations and community to work together to solve the problems of the most marginalized. Aliyah is a resident of Durham, North Carolina, and a graduate of Duke University (BS in computer science and math) and the University of North Carolina (UNC) Kenan–Flagler Business School (MBA). As part of East Durham’s activist community, she is the co‑founder of Communities in Partnership (CIP). Most recently Aliyah has been appointed the first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, where her research explores ways in which social entrepreneurship can be a lever to social justice.