Our Team

Administration/Operations

Nahla Kayali : Founder and Executive Director

Nahla Kayali

Founder and Executive Director

Ameera Basmadji : Director of Funds and Research Development

Ameera Basmadji

Director of Funds and Research Development

Suzanne Baker : Director of Operations

Suzanne Baker

Director of Operations

Sheikh Yassir I. Mohammed Fazaga, LMFT : Mental Health Services Advisor

Sheikh Yassir I. Mohammed Fazaga, LMFT

Mental Health Services Advisor

Akram Abusharar : Attorney | Advisor to Immigration Department

Akram Abusharar

Attorney | Advisor to Immigration Department

Anas  Qolaghasi : Director of Social Innovation and Engagement

Anas Qolaghasi

Director of Social Innovation and Engagement

Huma Khan : Office Manager | Bookkeeper

Huma Khan

Office Manager | Bookkeeper

Zoha Karmali : Director of Marketing and Communications

Zoha Karmali

Director of Marketing and Communications

Dayana Cedillo : Marketing and Communications Specialist

Dayana Cedillo

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Case Managers and Administrative Assistants

Lamia Abdelmuti : Case Manager | Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Lamia Abdelmuti

Case Manager | Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)

Hadia Barazi : Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Hadia Barazi

Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Lina Kayali : Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Lina Kayali

Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Rania Humidan : Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Rania Humidan

Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Diana Luna : Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Diana Luna

Citizenship and Immigration Coordinator | DOJ Representative

Jamila Zatar : Administrative Assistant | Office Manager

Jamila Zatar

Administrative Assistant | Office Manager

Maya El Asha : Administrative Assistant

Maya El Asha

Administrative Assistant

Nabiha (Bida) Keloyan : Senior Case Manager

Nabiha (Bida) Keloyan

Senior Case Manager

Linda Ghanoum : Case Manager

Linda Ghanoum

Case Manager

Alia Alabed : Case Manager

Alia Alabed

Case Manager

Programs

Sara Bejaoui, M.Ed. : Mental Health Therapist

Sara Bejaoui, M.Ed.

Mental Health Therapist

Noor Alhuda Aljawad : Mental Health Services Coordinator

Noor Alhuda Aljawad

Mental Health Services Coordinator

Lilly Ahmed : Youth Program Coordinator

Lilly Ahmed

Youth Program Coordinator

Nadia Abdalla : Programs Coordinator | Older Adults and Children with Special Needs

Nadia Abdalla

Programs Coordinator | Older Adults and Children with Special Needs

Nsreen Jesri : Marriage and Family Therapist (Arabic Speaking)

Nsreen Jesri

Marriage and Family Therapist (Arabic Speaking)

Azizeh Chamani : Marriage and Family Therapist (Farsi Speaking)

Azizeh Chamani

Marriage and Family Therapist (Farsi Speaking)

Lucia De La Torre : Marriage and Family Therapist (Spanish Speaking)

Lucia De La Torre

Marriage and Family Therapist (Spanish Speaking)

Diana Arsharuni : Marriage and Family Therapist

Diana Arsharuni

Marriage and Family Therapist

AmeriCorps Team

Shaimaa Elhamzawy : AmeriCorps Member | After School Program-Case Manager

Shaimaa Elhamzawy

AmeriCorps Member | After School Program-Case Manager

Lataisha L Harris : AmeriCorps Member | Employment Case Manager

Lataisha L Harris

AmeriCorps Member | Employment Case Manager

Aida Suleiman : AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager

Aida Suleiman

AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager

Makhdooma Sharif : AmeriCorps Member | Employment Case Manager

Makhdooma Sharif

AmeriCorps Member | Employment Case Manager

Aliza Ahmed : AmeriCorps Member | Mental Health Case Manager

Aliza Ahmed

AmeriCorps Member | Mental Health Case Manager

Judith Lazo : AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager

Judith Lazo

AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager

Setayesh Habibi : AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager

Setayesh Habibi

AmeriCorps Member | Health Case Manager