Council of Advisors

Muslim Philanthropy Initiative Council

Junaid Ahmed
CEO, SAKS Technologies

Rasheed Ahmed
Executive Director, Center on Muslim Philanthropy

Samar Ali
Bass Berry & Sims

Dr. Abed Ayoub
CEO and President, United Muslim Relief

Dr. Zahid Cheema

Rashid Dar
Program Officer for Global Strategies, John Templeton Foundation

Halil Demir
Founder and Executive Director, Zakat Foundation of America

Dr. Mahmood Hai

Dr. Iltefat Hamzavi

Anwar Khan
President, Islamic Relief USA

Noorain Khan
Program Officer, Ford Foundation

Farhan Latif
President, El-Hibri Foundation

Ousamma Mezoui
Founder and CEO, Penny Appeal USA

Dr. M. Yaqub Mirza
President and CEO, Sterling Management Group

Zeyba Rahman
Senior Program Officer, Building Bridges Program at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art

Kashif Shaikh
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Pillars Fund

Javaid Siddiqi
President, Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA)

Tayyab Yunus
Founder and CEO, Intuitive Solutions

Shireen Zaman
Director, Security & Rights Collaborative at the Proteus Fund