Our Team

Our team consists of professionals from across the fields of politics, policy, organizing, nonprofit operations, and more – all committed to politically empowering Muslim American communities.

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Wa'el

Alzayat

CEO of Emgage

National

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Iman

Awad

Deputy Director

National

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Hashim

Raza

Senior Policy Analyst

National

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Hanna

Dasoo

Senior Policy Analyst

National

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Mohamed

Gula

National Organizing Director & Executive Director

Virginia

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Shadin

Maali

Senior Director for Growth and Operations

National

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Salima

Suswell

Senior Advisor

National and Pennsylvania

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Laila

Abdus-Shakur

Organizing Director

Pennsylvania

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Silvia Larrañaga Turton

Executive Assistant

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Donaldson

Jones

ICT Engineer

National

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Shy

Morby

Human Resources Specialist

National

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Suset

Ruiz Rua

Finance Specialist

National

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Nadia

Hassan

Senior Advisor & Political Director

Southern California

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Tark Richard Aouadi

Sr. Adviser Florida

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Corey Alexander

Shearer

Outreach Specialist

Florida

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Zakir

Shareef

Regional Organizer

Florida

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Alejandra

Permuy

Operations Associate

Florida

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Hira

Khan

Interim Executive Director

Michigan

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Nada

Al-Hanooti

Michigan Senior Consultant

Michigan

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Lena

Al-Hanooti

Operations Associate

Michigan

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Heba

Khalil

Executive Director New York Metro

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Debbie

Almontaser

Senior Advisor

New York Metro

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Najah

Siddiq

Community Organizer

Pennsylvania

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Amatullah

Contractor

Senior Advisor

Texas

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Niloufar

Hafizi

Policy Associate

Texas

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Aisha

Tariq

Organizing Director

Texas

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Jasmine 

Khadem

Empowering Communities Coordinator

Texas

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Adam

Abutaa

Political Director

Virginia

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Nour

Ali

Operations and Comms Associate