Noor Qureishy is the Director of Journalism for the Orca Tribe Project. Noor recently graduated from St. Paul Academy where she was deeply involved in the school’s newspaper, The Rubicon. Her connection to journalism has been fostered from a young age. When she was little, she wrote a family newspaper for her household and as she got older she became involved in her school’s newspapers. In her senior year, Noor was awarded the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Journalism Scholarship an accolade given to a single student journalist from each state. Outside of journalism, Noor loves reading fantasy and sociology books and her favorite author is Ta-Nehisi Coates.