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Patient Care Technician Rumbila Abdullahi's Amazing Story

August 08, 2021
Former BSEP student Rumbila Abdullahi

New England Public Media: Rumbila Abdullahi, former student in the Baystate Springfield Education Partnership, had an eventful spring—she took the MCAT, gave birth to her first child, and graduated from Smith College. (Photo: Rumbila Abdullahi at a BSEP ceremony with her husband)

Her family are Somali Bantus who fled the civil war and lived for a time in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, where Rumbila was born.

She is currently a patient care technician at Baystate Medical Center whose ambition is to become a physician serving the Bantu community.

 > Read (or listen to) her incredible story on NEPM: Rumbila's Story: Springfield Woman Works to Balance Career Goals, Family And Tradition