Committed to the Cause
Aisha Tahir graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2020 with a major in Accounting and minors in Business Law and Asian & Middle Eastern Studies. As a student, she was an involved member of the university community, serving as president of the campus UNICEF chapter, treasurer of the Al-Madinah Cultural Center, and member of the Muslim Student Association’s Dawah Crew. She now works as a consultant for Deloitte. Aisha is honored to serve on the DSCG Advisory Board and looks forward to seeing the organization’s mission in action.
Sabah Khatoon is an Optometrist who graduated from the University of Minnesota and Illinois College of Optometry where she held leadership positions with organizations that gave back to the community.
Ahmed Idris originally from Eritrea, is passionate about serving his local immigrant youth and family communities. His career interests vary in public health, education, programming, and reducing health disparities. He currently works as a Program Assistant at Wellshare International, as well as a Public Health Specialist for the Minnesota Department of Health.
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Sidra Islam, a junior at the University of Minnesota, is studying psychology and family social sciences. She is passionate about helping others and making a difference in the community, where she hopes to cultivate positive change and give back to the community.
Suheila Musani graduated from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business in 2016. She currently works as an Accounting Consultant at UnitedHealth Group.
Passionate about youth empowerment within the community, She began her journey in the area through her internship at CAIR-MN, where she had the opportunity to organize the 1st-ever Muslim Youth Leadership Symposium in the state. As a college student she was involved with organizations such as the Muslim Students Association and the Al-Madinah Cultural Center. She is also a co-founder of the ICM Youth group under the umbrella of the Islamic Center of Minnesota. Suheila joined DSCG with hopes of continuing to contribute to society, while helping to advance areas of opportunities that are present within the community.
Maher Mahmood graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School where she held several leadership roles during law school, including two years as a Student Director, a member of the University of Minnesota Diversity Committee, and led various events as the President of the Muslim Law Student Association. She is also involved with local community organizations such as CAIR-MN, RISE, IRG, and ETCIC. Currently, Maher works as a Prosecutor for the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.
Khadijah Malik, a junior at the University of Minnesota, is working towards her major in Microbiology and minor in Psychology. She enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling.