Muaad Alody was born and raised in Yemen. He came to the United States to pursue the best and highest possible education. Muaad Alody is a lifelong City University of New York student, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in political science and international relations and his Masters of Public Administration (MPA) from the City College of New York (CCNY). Muaad served in Student Government and held a series of Administrative offices at City College. While enrolled at CCNY for both my BA and MPA, he served his fellow peers as the Executive Vice President of the Undergraduate Student Government (USG) and the Chairperson of the Graduate Student Council (GSC). During his tenure in student government, he was heavily engaged in the decision-making process for CCNY, by serving on wide range of college committees such as the Student Services Corporation (SSC) and the Auxiliary Enterprise Corporation (AEC). At City College, Mr. Alody worked in the Office of Student Life & Leadership Development as an orientation leader, a college assistant and an office manager. He then joined the Student Engagement Initiatives at CCNY as the Administrative Coordinator, where he managed all administrative aspects of 5 different departments. Currently, Muaad works as the Administrative Coordinator of the Nanoscience Initiative in the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC) at the CUNY Graduate Center. Muaad is also heavily involved in the Yemeni American Community in New York City. He is the Director of the Educational & Community programs at the Yemeni American Community Center, where he overseas and manages all programs related to education.