Noora Abdulkerim, MS, MEd is a Rochester Institute of Technology Clinical Psychology Doctoral intern working under the supervision of Dr. Meeker and a School Psychology doctoral candidate at Northeastern University. Her clinical experiences include counseling and assessing children and adolescents of diverse cultural backgrounds, racial backgrounds, ages and psychological profiles. She has conducted research on a wide array of topics including interventions targeting adolescent aggression, appropriate cultural adaptations of mindfulness-based interventions for Muslim populations, systems-level social emotional behavioral prevention interventions and the effects of white fragility in interracial families. Her current dissertation topic will explore whether or not racial socialization has a moderating effect on the relationship between racial stress and mental health outcomes among Black adolescents. She aims to support the mental healthcare system through culturally competent clinical practice, assessment and consultation, focusing on areas including racial disparities within mental healthcare, economic inequities, community-based care, decolonized therapy and macro level mental health care. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Studies Education from Boston University, her Master’s degree in Special Education from Lesley University, and her second Master’s degree in School Psychology from Northeastern University.