Hanna Jaff

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Hanna Jaff
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Born
Hanna Jazmin Jaff Bosdet

(1986-11-04) November 4, 1986 (age 32)
ResidenceMexico City.
NationalityMexican, American
OccupationTelevision personality, politician, philanthropist, speaker, author, and activist
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
Websitehannajaff.com/en/ Edit this at Wikidata

Hanna Jazmin Jaff Bosdet (born November 4, 1986) is a reality television personality, politician, philanthropist, speaker, author, and activist.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Hanna was born in San Diego to an Iraqi Kurdish father and a Mexican mother. She spent much of her childhood in Tijuana.[3] Hanna comes from the Jaff Tribe family[4][5][6] and is a descendant of Carlos Henry Bosdet.

After completing high school from the University of San Diego High School, San Diego, Jaff completed a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with minors in Leadership, Political Science and Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts Degree in Government.[7] Studying at National University, ITESM, Harvard University,[8][9] Columbia University and Sorbonne.[10][11] In March 2014, she received an Honorary Doctorate Degree from the Claustro Doctoral in Mexico for her work in the human welfare.[12][13]

Philanthropy and activism[edit]

In 2013, she organized the first ever Kurdish festival in Mexico which was one of the largest festival held outside of Kurdistan.[14][15][16][17][18][19]

Jaff has been a speaker for three Tedx Talks, United Nations, as well as in over 80 Mexican Universities.[20][21][22]

She founded a nonprofit organization, Jaff Foundation for Education in June 2013 to teach English to immigrants and refugees.[11] The organization works to host charity events. It has launched non-discrimination campaigns to support immigrants and refugees. As of 2016, it has locations in all major states in Mexico and it has over 7,000 active volunteers that works for them, benefiting more than 120,000 people.[23][24]

In 2017, Jaff launched a clothing line under the brand name, We Are One Campaign to support the victims of war in the Middle East.[25]

Political history[edit]

  • Undersecretary of immigrants at the National Executive Committee of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.[26]
  • Undersecretary of Relations with the Civil Society at the National Executive Committee of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.[27]
  • National Secretary General of Revolutionary Youth Expression at the Institutional Revolutionary Party.[28][29]
  • Federal congressman candidate, Ecologist Green Party of Mexico.[30]
  • Tourism Ambassador of the State of Morelos, Mexico.[31][32]
  • General Secretary for Social Management of the Youth Network for Mexico.[30][better source needed]

Awards[edit]

Jaff has received awards including "Honorary Representative of the Garmiyan Kurdistan for Latin America". Other awards include:[23][33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41]

  • "100 Most Powerful Women in Mexico" by Forbes.
  • "10 most admired women in Mexico" by Cosmopolitan.
  • "Ambassador of Peace" representing Tijuana by the United Nations.
  • "Woman of the Year" by the National Chamber of Women in Mexico.
  • "10 Most Powerful Women in Baja California" by Infobaja newspaper.
  • "50 Most Admirable Women in Mexico" by Caras magazine.
  • "30 under 30" most successful Mexicans by Entrepreneur magazine.
  • "200 Leaders of Tomorrow under 30" by St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland.
  • "Person of the Year" by El Sol de México newspaper.
  • "Philanthropist of the Year" by Grupo Sexenio (six year period group).
  • Benito Juárez Medal by Congreso Mundial por la Paz (World Congress for Peace).
  • Medal for "Academic Excellence" by Claustro Mundial Universitario (World University Committee) in Mexico.

Reality television[edit]

In August 2018, Netflix announced that Jaff would be one of the actors of the first reality television show Made in Mexico, which began airing on September 28, 2018.[42][43][44][45]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "HANNA JAFF, ÉXITO ES EDUCACIÓN". Mundo Ejecutivo. Retrieved January 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "Netflix to Debut First Mexican Reality Series". The Hollywood Reporter. August 20, 2018. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  3. ^ Staff, Forbes (February 19, 2016). "La millennial que apuesta por la filantropía para cambiar al mundo • Forbes México". Forbes México (in Spanish). Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Jaff family, Jaff Tribe, and Kurdistan". Playlist Magazine. April 3, 2019. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Jaff family, Jaff Tribe, and Kurdistan". Playlist Magazine. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Jaff family, Jaff Tribe, and Kurdistan". Playlist Magazine. April 2, 2019. Retrieved April 4, 2019.
  7. ^ "Master's Degrees". Harvard University. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  8. ^ "Hanna Jazmin, la joven egresada de Harvard que lucha contra la discriminación en Estados Unidos". News San Miguel. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  9. ^ "Hanan Jaff". Javanan Magazine. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  10. ^ "Conoce a Hanna Jaff, protagonista de 'Made in Mexico'". Cultura Colectiva. October 1, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  11. ^ a b "Hanna Jaff Bosdet, la mujer que hace brillar a Luis Miguel". Últimas Noticias (in Spanish). May 16, 2017. Retrieved March 4, 2018.
  12. ^ "Hanna Jaff: Una Mujer Multicultural" (PDF). Revista Universidad Cinema. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  13. ^ "La joven de la que mucho se habla entre empresarios". La Silla Rota. Retrieved April 24, 2019.
  14. ^ "Kurdistán país invitado a festival internacional 'Sabor es Morelos'". Radio Fórmula. October 9, 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  15. ^ "Inauguran Sabor Es Morelos 2013 con cena a familia real de Kurdistán". 20 minutos. October 18, 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  16. ^ ""Felicidades Ronak, ahora eres una de nosotros"". Actualidad Kurda. November 11, 2013. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  17. ^ "Diario de Morelos | Se une República Kurda a féminas morelenses | @diariodemorelos". January 30, 2018. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  18. ^ Kurdistan24. "Kurdish woman plans to run for seat in Mexican Congress". Kurdistan24. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  19. ^ "Kurdish Engineer Trains Successful Dance Group". Rudaw. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  20. ^ Síntesis, Redacción (July 6, 2017). "TEDx Ciudad de Puebla - Síntesis Puebla". Síntesis Puebla (in Spanish). Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  21. ^ "TEDxNishtiman | TED". www.ted.com. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  22. ^ "TEDxYouth@OxfordInstituto". TED (in Spanish). Retrieved May 31, 2019.
  23. ^ a b "Hanna Jaff Bosdet" (in Spanish). Lideres. October 13, 2016. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  24. ^ "How The Netflix Star of Made In Mexico Is Transforming Immigrant And Refugee Lives". Forbes. Retrieved June 5, 2019.
  25. ^ Sexenio, Grupo (February 19, 2018). "Hanna Jaff, la filántropa mexicana que quiere cambiar el mundo". Las noticias de México - Sexenio (in Spanish). Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  26. ^ "Distribuyen manuales de apoyo a migrantes". www.uniradioinforma.com (in Spanish). July 10, 2014. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  27. ^ "Qué cargos políticos tuvo Hanna Jaff de Made in Mexico". www.capitalmexico.com.mx (in Spanish). October 7, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2019.
  28. ^ "TEDxNishtiman 2018 | Who is Hanna JAFF?". tedxnishtiman.com. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  29. ^ "Dr. Hanna Jaff Bosdet receives honorary doctorate degree from Mexican Congress". turista.com.mx. October 18, 2013. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  30. ^ a b "Hanna Jaff Bosdet on The Kathryn Zox Show | Wednesday, October 10, 2018". The VoiceAmerica Talk. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  31. ^ "Diario de Morelos | Se une República Kurda a féminas morelenses | @diariodemorelos". August 24, 2018. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  32. ^ Mexico, Turista. "Inauguran Sabor Es Morelos 2013 con cena a familia". turista.com.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  33. ^ "Hanna Jaff: Cuando la discriminación se convierte en filantropía" (in Spanish). San Diego Union Tribune. September 20, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  34. ^ "How Netflix's 'Made In Mexico' Star Hanna Jaff Bosdet Is Helping Refugees Around The World". Lioness magazine. August 27, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.
  35. ^ "Conoce a 30 mexicanos exitosos menores de 30 años" (in Spanish). Entrepreneur. October 13, 2016. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  36. ^ "Reconocida labor altruista de Hanna Jaff recibe diferentes premios" (in Spanish). La Nota Prensa de Sonora. March 10, 2019. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  37. ^ "Hanna Jaff y sus premios" (in Spanish). Noticias en Ciudad Obregón. April 10, 2019. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  38. ^ "Hanna Jaff recibe reconocimiento por labor altruista" (in Spanish). OBR Noticias. April 10, 2019. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  39. ^ "Las 100 mujeres más poderosas de México 2019" (in Spanish). Forbes México. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
  40. ^ "100 MUJERES + PODEROSAS DE MÉXICO 2019" (PDF) (in Spanish). Forbes México. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  41. ^ "GIRL POWER" (in Spanish). Cosmopolitan. 2019. Retrieved June 13, 2019.
  42. ^ "Netflix Launches Its Own 'Real Housewives' Franchise With Mexican Reality Series 'Made in Mexico'". Decider. August 20, 2018. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  43. ^ "'Made In Mexico' Reality Series On Nine Opulent Lifestyles Set For Netflix". Deadline. August 20, 2018. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
  44. ^ Villafañe, Veronica. "Netflix To Debut First Mexican Reality Series 'Made In Mexico' About Rich Socialites". Forbes. Retrieved November 18, 2018.
  45. ^ Desk, TV News. "Netflix Launching First Mexican Reality Series, MADE IN MEXICO". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved November 18, 2018.

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