Nassim Zerriffi – ’04 – BABFA Sociology and History, Jazz/Contemporary Music
Nassim Zerriffi teaches at Manhattan Country School, doing work with the upper school students on activism.
7th/8th Grade History Teacher & Activism Coordinator
Nassim has a B.A. in Sociology and History and a B.F.A in Jazz Performance from the New School University, and an M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University. He also studied at the School for International Training in Kampala, Uganda. Since 2006, Nassim has worked in various capacities at Global Kids Inc., where he was responsible for designing, teaching, and fundraising innovative middle and high-school student programs. Most recently he has co-led the Human Rights Activist Project. He has also had teaching and teaching artist positions with The Afterschool Alliance, Canadian International Development Agency, Arts Conservatory Mentorship Program, and Brotherhood Sister Sol. Nassim grew up in Canada, where his interest in diversity started early in a family with Ashkenazi and Moroccan roots.