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    Inclusive Design

    Nahin Shah receiveved her B.S. in Industrial Design from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently completing her MDes in Inclusive Design from OCAD University. She is passionate about designing for excluded communities that are often overlooked in the design world.

    Interior Design | Product Development

    Faaria Ansari is a graduate from Pace University's Lubin School of Business and is currently working as an assistant Product Developer for Design Within Reach and Herman Miller. Her hope is to inspire women of color to pursue a career in creativity and art, and continue to expand the need for diverse perspectives in the design world.

    Architectural Engineering | Photography

    Yasmeen Alabbar is an Architectural Engineer who has experience working in Jordan and Libya. She currently works at an Architecture firm in Chicago. On the side she is a freelance photographer and Interior Designer.

    Tech | User Experience Research | Operations

    Yuser Tagouri is a graduate of University of Maryland's School of Public Health, an aspiring entrepreneur, and a presentation/graphic designer for Oracle's Creative Services team (formerly part of Oracle's Consulting team.)

    Civil Engineering

    Hareesa Mohammed is a graduate of University of Maryland's Clark School of Engineering and currently works as a construction engineer at Clark Construction. Through her passion for humanitarian projects and sustainability, she hopes to inspire more women to pursue careers in engineering and construction management.

    Tech | Social Impact Entrepreneurship | Marketing

    Amina Gerrbi is a graduate of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, the Founder of Muslimah Society, and a Strategist at Google.

    Tech | User Experience Research | Operations

    Duaa Gettani received her M.S. from the University of California Davis and transitioned from academia to the tech world. She has worked in User experience research at various Bay Area companies. She's currently part of the ux research team at Lyft.


    Sumayya Tobah is a freelance journalist based in Washington DC. She has done work for Aljazeera English, ABC News, Good Morning America, and TRT World.

    Politics | Activism | Conflict Resolution | Pre-law

    Remaz Abdelgader is a graduate of George Mason University's School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution / Immigration studies and an aspiring attorney. She currently works as a federal employee with the United States Dept. of Homeland Security.

    Designer | Customer Experience | Merchant | Retail Leader

    Samar Omeish is a graduate of Marymount University's graphic design program. Her passion for design transitioned quickly into interiors and has 10+ years in customer experience, business/team management and designing interior spaces. Currently she is the merchant and leader associate for the Room & Board in Washington DC showroom.

    International Business | Accounting

    Samya Abudheer is a graduate of Marymount University with a degree in International Business. She is currently working as an Accountant. She has experience working at international organizations both in the private and public sectors.

    Non-Profits | Podcasts | Writing | Global Affairs

    Amina Derbi is an Executive Analyst for the Advancing Education in Muslim Societies (AEMS) program at the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT). She hosts and produces, Third Space Thoughts to Policy, the official podcast of IIIT. It was named a Top & Trending Show on Messy.FM twice in the month of May 2019. Previously, she was an Import Policy Analyst at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Office of Policy within the International Trade Administration’s Enforcement and Compliance division.

    User Experience & Transportation Systems Design

    Dalal Elsheikh received her BS in Industrial Design with a Minor in Literature from New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently working towards an MS in Transportation Systems and Design from ArtCenter College of Design. She is passionate about design for interplanetary space travel and wants to inspire young women of color to be leaders in male-dominated industries.

    Computer Science | Career Development | Entrepreneurship

    Amney Iskandar received her B.S. in Computer Science and is currently working as a Software Developer & Business Analyst for General Motors. Her passion to help the community through career development has inspired her to start her own career coaching business called That Hijabi Coach. She focuses on career discovery, college mapping and resume/interview skills.

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