Noah Genatossio

Student Historian

Noah Genatossio is a student at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a Political Science major and History minor. Noah is a brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity, an Engagement Intern for Hillel at the University of Washington, and the president of Washington Students for Israel. Noah also teaches a bi-weekly class on Holocaust History to 7th graders at Temple Beth Am in North Seattle. He is very interested in the role of American Americans in U.S. History, and Black Identity in America today.

Growing up in the Ballard area of Seattle, Noah Genatossio chose to attend diverse Seattle Public Schools outside of his own neighborhood. Exposure to diversity was a formative influence in his life. Noah’s upbringing, combined with a deep intellectual curiosity, led him to win Second Place in the King County Civil Rights Martin Luther King Essay in Eighth Grade. Following this, at Ingraham High School, Noah went on to become an editor for his school newspaper. In college, Noah became heavily involved in the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, interning out of AIPAC’s Seattle office the summer of 2015.

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