Minhal Nazeer

Minhal Nazeer



Washington, DC

Board Co-President & Senior Advisor


Minhal Nazeer is a student at Georgetown University and native of Louisville, KY. She first joined the team in November of 2021, joining on as a project member facilitating the development of the Race to Learn Report. During her time at KSVT, Minhal served as a Co-Cross Organizational Coordinator and Research Lead, as well as an Editor for their journalism platform, the New Edu. She helped author Time to Talk with the research team, as well as lead the Rose Revival Research. With the New Edu, Minhal has authored 5 articles while editing and mentoring other student pieces along the way.

Beyond KSVT, she serves as a Founder and Leader of her school's first Social Justice Club. She is also a United States Senate Youth Program Finalist, representing Kentucky at their annual Washington Week as 1 of 2 delegates who will go on to receive a scholarship from the foundation.

In her free time, she enjoys watching movies with her family (mostly Marvel or Bollywood), playing volleyball, and spending time with her cat, Nimko.

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Minhal Nazeer

We Were Impacted by the Old National Bank Shooting. We Need Better Gun Control Legislation.

Following the Old National Bank shooting in Louisville, two students speak to being indirectly impacted by gun violence–and call for change.

Student CROWN Act Advocates Rally At Capitol

Organized by ACLU Kentucky and the Real Young Prodigys, hundreds of students across Kentucky joined forces to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 63, colloquially known as the CROWN Act.

What is School For?

Members of the KSVT Press Corps reflect on the structural level of what school means. Read a lightly edited roundtable transcript from September 26, 2022.

Young Kentuckians have essential role in realizing Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

Across Kentucky, young people are taking to heart MLK’s admonition from a Birmingham jail cell that “injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

An Intimate Conversation with Jefferson County's School Board Candidates

Our schools' primary stakeholders may be too young to vote for those who represent us on our district school boards, but we're note too young to have a voice in the process. Our Youth-Led Virtual Town Hall was centered around ways to make Kentucky schools more equitable. We pushed candidates to share their plans to make resources more accessible to underserved students as well as to better support our district’s educators.  

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Time to Talk: A Qualitative Study of Students' Perspectives on Diversity and Representation in their Classrooms


This report presents findings from a Kentucky Student Voice Team 2024 study into students’ experiences with and perspectives on cultural diversity and racial representation in their classrooms and schools.

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Race To Learn


This study distills the results from the 10,725 Kentucky middle and high school students from 114 counties who took our Race, Ethnicity, and School Climate Student Survey.

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Kentucky Student Voice Team Releases Report on Racial Diversity & Inclusion in School


Youth-led research expands upon 2022 ‘Race to Learn’ study that gathered over 10,000 Kentucky student survey responses.

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