Sosseh Didarloo stands at the forefront of community engagement representing Graduate students here at Cal State LA. Sosseh has devoted majority of her young adulthood assisting and advocating for communities such as the homeless, immigrant families, and families in crisis. Additionally, she has been an active member of LA Works, a non-profit organization assisting homeless families and cancer survivor children. As a result of her devotion in assisting those in need, Sosseh was nominated with the President's volunteer Service Award in 2015 and 2016 from former President, Barack Obama.
Sosseh's educational success and accomplishments are additional assets to her professional development. Sosseh is a graduate student majoring in Child Development with the interest of International Policy Making in Education. Sosseh was nominated as the highest achieving undergraduate student in the Department of Child and Family Studies in 2017. Additionally, Sosseh was co-author along with other professors in a political sociology research project examining college students' attitudes and views on civic engagement after the 45th Presidential Election.
As Graduate Academic Senator Sosseh plans on collaborating with different departments in assisting graduate students with funding for research. Sosseh's professional goal is to become a professor at Cal State LA and prepare the upcoming educators in creating positive change within their communities.