2021 Thirty Under 30: Wajeeh Lion

A graduate of Kansas State University with degrees in Political Science and Economics, Abdulrahman Alkhiary (“Wajeeh Lion”), Delta Chi, is committed to international advocacy for human rights, anti-violence, and LGBTQ+ rights. Wajeeh is a sitting member on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Anti-Violence Program and is Chair of the Kansas City Health Commission Housing Committee.  He was the first recipient of the International Leadership Award from the Kansas State Alumni Center. Wajeeh gives back to the community by speaking at ACLU events, international LGBTQ+ activism, and providing testimony regarding human rights violations.