Stephanie Ashkar


Stephanie Ashkar

Hometown and Country

Brummana, Lebanon


Applied Math/Economics

Extracurricular Interests

Model UN, HCCG, The Crimson, Sports (Basketball)...

Favorite place in Harvard Square?

Sweetgreen or El Jefe's, depending on the mood / time of day!

What can FIPers talk to you about?

Anything, really! Politics, sports, and of course, choosing classes and concentrations, navigating the eclectic extracurricular offerings and social scene at Harvard...

Why should a first-year choose FIP?

FIP gives you a unique opportunity to meet and bond with some of the most kind, fun, supportive, likeminded individuals on campus! You get to form a tight knit community of 150 or so before being overwhelmed during orientation week!

Leader Bio

Stephanie is a rising Sophomore living in Currier House. Hailing from Lebanon, Stephanie speaks English, Arabic, and French and loves learning about different places and cultures. At Harvard, she is planning on studying Applied Math/Economics, but she’s also interested in politics and tech. On campus, Stephanie consults for the Harvard College Consulting Group, reports for The Crimson, and plays for the Club Basketball Team. She is also involved with Model United Nations and the Society of Arab Students. When she’s not studying, Stephanie can be seen exploring campus and having a good laugh with friends. She also loves traveling, movies, working out, scuba diving, and hiking. Her first year at Harvard was a blast and she can’t wait to welcome the new cohort of amazing international students to the community!