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Our Team

Meet the Hearts Behind Our Mission

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Samira Maddox

CEO & Founder; Executive Director, Muslimahs for Change Foundation; Shura Council Member

Samira Maddox, the dynamic founder of Mu Delta Alpha, oversees the strategic and operational leadership of the sorority. With a background in Speech-Language Pathology and business administration, she brings a wealth of experience to her role, guiding the sorority toward fulfilling its mission of empowering Muslim women.

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Dr. Fatima Ahmad

Shura Council Member

Dr. Ahmad, a founding member and a dedicated pediatrician, brings her medical expertise and a deep commitment to educational outreach. Her work focuses on health and mentorship programs within Mu Delta Alpha and the broader community.

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Ramsha Ahmad

National President and Shura Council Member

Since her freshman year at the University of Colorado Denver, Ramsha has been a transformative leader. Her achievements include founding the Zeta Chapter and earning the Lynx Achievement Award for her leadership within Mu Delta Alpha.

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Executive Director

Position Currently To Be Announced (TBA)

The Executive Director provides overall leadership at the headquarters, coordinating all operational aspects, from strategic planning and resource allocation to departmental supervision and issue resolution.

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 Kajal Singh

Marketing

Develops and implements innovative strategies to promote the sorority’s brand, attract new members, and engage stakeholders, ensuring the sorority’s growth and visibility.

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Palwasha Rahmani

Co-Founder and Shura Council Member

An accomplished attorney with a passion for women’s rights, Palwasha helped establish Mu Delta Alpha at the University of Texas at Dallas. Her expertise in law and dedication to community service are instrumental in shaping the sorority’s strategic initiatives.

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Hajar Abdulkadir

Honorary Member and Shura Council Member; Undergraduate Student, University of Dallas

A biology major with a rich history of involvement since age 15, Hajar has been instrumental in fundraising and program development for the sorority, notably contributing to the establishment of the Sakina Home for Girls in Kenya.

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Khendra Henry

Shura Council Member and Chair of Compliance

Khendra Henry ensures that all chapters maintain high standards in event management, recruitment, and initiation processes, adhering closely to the Chapter Excellence Program (CEP) standards. Her role is critical in upholding the integrity and consistency of sorority operations across all chapters.

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Anushka Bathla

Finance

Oversees the sorority’s financial health, ensuring robust financial practices and transparency across all chapters and national operations.

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Joy Dempsey

Public Relations

Handles all external communications, enhancing our public image and maintaining positive relationships with media and community partners.

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