BOARD MEMBERS

Tasneem Afzal, Board Member

Tasneem is a bank officer and participates in various philanthropic activities.

 

Abida Ahmed, Board Member

Abida is an active member of the community and devotes time and effort to support and promotes humanitarian causes. She is grateful to her parents, especially her father, for instilling this quality in her by serving as a role model.

 

Sufia Altaf, Ex Officio Board Member

Sufia is a business woman and owns a restaurant.

 

Shaheen Awan, Ex Officio Board Member

Shaheen organizes marketing and promotional expos.

 

Iram Iqbal, Ex Officio Board Member

Iram has worked as a community and educational counselor. She currently manages MGYW’s Pindi/Sagri Project along with Mrs. Kausar Parveen.

 

Dr. Aysha Jabbar 

Dr. Aysha Jabbar was born in Karachi, Pakistan, raised in Texas, and is currently living in Atlanta, GA.  She completed medical school in Texas and is practicing as a Pediatric Hospitalist Physician. As the first female in the family to obtain a higher level of education, she values the importance of education in the empowerment of women. She is passionate about advocating for all girls in the Pakistani community to have the ability to obtain education and thus loves the mindset behind MGYW. She is based in Atlanta and as MGYW Board Member has provided valuable input to MGYW's Facebook postings and posted MGYW event flyers on her Instagram accounts.

Zeenat Jandga

Zeenat Jandga is has an active MGYW Board Member and coordinates with MGYW's Media Consultant on content of Facebook postings. She is also involved in MGYW's fundraising activities and Board Member of various other distinct Non Profits.

Dr. Bina Kamdar, Board Member

Dr. Kamdar is a dermatologist by profession and an elected delegate for the California Democratic Party. She has dedicated her life to health care, community development, and philanthropy. She is also actively involved with the Memon Organization of North America and also devotes time to run free clinic for the needy in the community with her husband, Dr. Ashraf Kamdar.

 

Shaista Khan, Board Member

Shaista the Pakistan Development Coordinator and Campaign Lead of the Islamic Relief USA. In this capacity, she has invited celebrities from Pakistan and organized their whirlwind tour of USA to raise funds for the IR projects. She has devoted her life to social work and public service.

 

Dr. Farhana Mohamed, Board Member & Founder

Dr. Mohamed is an environmental manager by profession and has received national recognition and awards. In addition to other politico-social activities, she founded MGYW in 2000 which empowers Pakistan’s meritorious but underprivileged young women through education. She writes on current affairs in local newspapers and is also a Board Member of Zanbeel Art which promotes cross-cultural exchange of ideas through education and the creative arts and provides free art classes to inspire the students from low income schools in the USA and South Asia.

 

Zille Huma Zaman, Board Member

Zille Huma is a County Tax Collection Officer and also a Board Member of Pakistan American Chamber of Commerce.