Co-Founder and Chairperson
Masuma has served for over a decade as Chairperson and Executive Director of UMF. She is passionate about Intra-Faith Unity, Youth
Masuma can be reached at [email protected]
Co-Founder and Financial Advisor
Naushad Virji is a Registered Investment Advisor and the CEO of ShariaPortfolio Inc., a boutique money management firm specializing in Sharia-compliant investment solutions for the Muslim community. With an interest in activism and community service, Naushad has dedicated himself to several philanthropic efforts including co-founding the United Muslim Foundation and previously serving on UMF and Mercy USA boards as Treasurer.
Naushad can be reached at [email protected]
Zainab Alidina has been running United Muslim Foundation's Hungerteam, serving needy children and their families in Seminole County since 2009. Zainab believes in compassion as a necessary tool towards her end goal of helping to end world hunger. She is passionate about taking care of the less fortunate and works closely with the homeless and hungry and with local schools identifying the needs of families at a
Zainab can be reached
Assistant Executive Director
Yemen can be reached
ECRA and Interfaith Director
Nadia Rezzai Abdi is a community service volunteer, mother of four, working professional and a senior student at Rollins College. Community service has always been a passion of hers since she was a child. For the last nine years, she has had the opportunity to volunteer with different nonprofits assisting families, adults, and children from various backgrounds with social support and networking. She enjoys incorporating volunteer work with family activities, to use these experiences as teaching opportunities. Nadia co-founded Skilledconnex, an online platform and a business idea that won the Hult Prize regional 2017 challenge for social entrepreneurship. She enjoys reading, playing Oud, Martial art, and Archery.
Nadia can be reached at:[email protected]
Co-Founder and Secretary
Having earned his bachelors in hospitality management from the University of Central Florida in 2006, and being one of the co-founders of UMF, it's values and objectives resonate very closely with Ahmed. Ahmed is currently involved in numerous entrepreneurial endeavors in various capacities both domestically and abroad. He enjoys traveling and spending his free time with his wife and two daughters.
Ahmed can be reached at:[email protected]
Intra-Faith Director and Events Co-Ordinator
Farina's interests are reading and family time. She has been involved in volunteering at her 3 children's schools as well as
Farina can be reached at:[email protected]
Marketing and Breakfast Club Director
Zahra Jamal is an accountant with Verizon and her hobbies include horse riding, badminton, volleyball and arts & crafts. Originally from Tanzania, she immigrated to the Long Island, NY, in 2015 where she was active in helping and serving the New York community. She then moved to the sunny state and has been since involved in the HIC volunteer task force and Who Is Hussain events. Her passion for serving led her to take an active role in the monthly UMF Breakfast Club at the Sanford shelter and to join UMF's Board of Directors.
Zahra can be reached at:[email protected]