Regional Director, Partnership Development
Ms. Kowsar Abshir is a community advocate, committed to educational justice for students of color, students from low-income backgrounds and English learners. She is excited to work with Equal Opportunity Schools to help close the opportunity gap for underrepresented youth. She is skilled at deepening community partnerships.
Prior to joining EOS, Kowsar spent eight years working in the South Puget Sound region to provide access to quality education, employment, and housing resources to diverse communities. She is a graduate of Foster High School in Tukwila, a Rainier Beach resident, and first-generation college student from Washington State University.
Kowsar has dedicated her career to promoting diverse, equitable, and inclusive cultures for diverse students. Outside of work, Kowsar loves spending time with her family, traveling, and attending Islamic lectures.