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MAPS Welcomes Hawa Adula as Acting Communications and Advocacy Director

MAPS is excited to announce Hawa Adula as the newest member of its National Board. Hawa brings her experience in serving and supporting public and educational institutions to the role of Acting Communications and Advocacy Director. Hawa is a Federal strategy and analytics consultant at Deloitte. Thus far, she has worked with Human and Health Services and the International Revenue … Read More

MAPS Welcomes Mariya Ilyas as Finance Director

MAPS is excited to announce Mariya Ilyas as the newest member of its National Board. Mariya brings her experience in community organizing and foreign service to the role of Finance Director. Mariya is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State currently serving as Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy Amman. Previously, Mariya taught English as a Fulbright … Read More

MAPS Welcomes Tamim Chowdhury as Program Director

MAPS is excited to announce Tamim Chowdhury as the newest member of its National Board. Tamim brings his vast experience in community organizing, civic engagement, and public service to the role of Program Director. Tamim Chowdhury is a born-and-raised Chicagoan and a career public service professional with eighteen years of Federal experience. He has served in roles and specializations ranging … Read More

Memorial Day 2021

Today we remember and honor all who have served and defended this country. From the entire MAPS team, we thank you all for your service.

MAPS Welcomes Rummi Khan as Board Member At Large

MAPS is excited to announce Rummi Khan as the newest member of its National Board. Rummi brings his years of experience in community building, civic engagement and national mobilization to the role of Board Member At-Large. Rummi Khan is an experienced campaign manager, project manager, and strategist at the intersection of culture, faith communities, and politics. He has over a decade of … Read More

MAPS Welcomes Fozia Janjua as Board Member At Large

MAPS is excited to announce Fozia Janjua as the newest member of its National Board. As the first Muslim and Pakistani-American councilwoman elected to office in South Jersey, Fozia brings her experience in community organizing and local government public service to the role of Board Member At-Large. Fozia Janjua sits on the Township Council in the Philadelphia suburb of Mt. … Read More

MAPS Welcomes Dr. Leila Hanafi as Board Member At Large

MAPS is excited to announce Dr. Leila Hanafi as the newest member of its National Board. Leila brings her experience as a Moroccan American public servant in international organizations and multilateral financial institutions to the role of Board Member At-Large. Dr. Leila Hanafi is a Moroccan-American international development lawyer with a record of service in international organizations and  multilateral institutions. … Read More

MAPS Welcomes Dr. Sadaf Jaffer to its Advisory Council!

MAPS welcomes the distinguished Dr. Sadaf Jaffer as an esteemed member of its Advisory Council. Participating in their personal capacities, Advisory Council members provide general guidance to the Board and serve as professional resources to MAPS members. We are honored to have your support and benefit from your experience! Dr. Sadaf Jaffer is an educator and activist. She recently completed two terms … Read More

Eid Mubarak!

Muslim Americans in Public Service wishes a blessed and joyous Eid Mubarak to all who celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid Al Fitr.  Shout out to the school districts of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Michigan and Iowa that have made commendable efforts to include their Muslim American students and families in recognizing Eid Al-Fitr among their holiday calendars. ​May … Read More