Board Members

 

Tarek

Aleem

Partner at The Aleem Law Firm, Tarek has experience in the areas of healthcare compliance, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, and general corporate governance. He has been a huge advocate for orphans gaining access to education in underdeveloped countries. Most notably, he has taken a proactive approach with our Imam Bukhari Orphan Project by contributing towards establishing the computer lab, kitchen, assembly hall, security system, school bus, in honor of his late father, Dr. Saleh Abdel-Aleem.

Education: UC Davis, J.D., UC Berkeley, B.A.

 
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Tariq

Mojaddidi

Tariq was born in Afghanistan and immigrated to the states after the Russian invasion in the 1980’s. He began his professional work as a prosecutor in the Contra Costa County DA’s Office, becoming the first-ever Afghan-born Deputy DA in America. Tariq is also involved in the Arts and several business ventures. He was the first-ever Afghan professional football player in the Arena league for Utah and San Jose.

Education: Santa Clara University, J.D., University of California, B.A.

Ravi

Makadia

A tech focused serial entrepreneur, Ravi started his first company in college, doing financial governance and audit for non-profits. Currently his main focus is as CTO of Opera Event a company who has tools which social media influencers create community and monetize from their audience. He also is co-founder of Critosphere a collaborative co-work space in Fremont. He is also Vice-Chair of the Board for GiveTeens20 a non-profit which focuses on helping teens find their career path.

Education: University of California, Santa Cruz, B.S.

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Kristen

Leite

Kristen graduated with a degree in Sociology. Following undergrad, she pursued a career in legal marketing and is currently a marketing manager for the international law firm, Perkins Coie LLP., based in their Denver office. In addition to her professional experience, Kristen has worked with a number of local and international non-profits that focus on a dynamic and sustainable development portfolio, including extended time spent in Kigali, Rwanda.

Education: Saint Mary’s College, B. A.

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Sadaf

Akbarzadeh

Sadaf is a business entrepreneur who recently purchased and operates a full-service day spa. For the last 5 years, she has been working at Wells Fargo corporate working with executives in the top 1%. Generous and charitable personality impacts those closest to her, and her passion is to have an impact on the global community. Through her tireless and selfless servitude, Sadaf became Zam Zam's first-ever Volunteer of the Year award recipient in 2017.

Education: University of San Francisco, B.S.


ADVISORY COUNCIL

 
 

Board of Volunteers

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Yusuf

Nessary - Founder, Executive Director

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Zarina

Mujadedy - Deputy Director

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Deeba

Osman - Secretary

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Wais

Hamid - Logistical Coordination

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Sakina

Zazay - North Texas Director - IBO Liaison

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Mashall Rezayee - Pacific Northwest Director

mashall@zamzamwater.org

Saimah Arshad - Email Marketing

Zareena Sultani - Outreach

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Ian Nasib - Treasurer


Zam Zam Creative

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Edreece Arghandiwal - Creative Director

Omar

Kohgadai - Creative + Founder, Wayve Media

Hila

Hamidi - Film Director + Founder, Hamedia

Sajad

Mojaddedi -

Creative Producer


Honorable Mentions

Zeke J. Silva, Tori Guadarrama, Madina Omar, Wali Kohgadai, Adrian Carpenter, Zenaht Halekosai, Marcel Helmand, Rabi Nabizad, Yasmin Mazier, Solomon Mohsen, Jamal Rasoully, Sadaf Nagshbandi, Haroon Naderi, Safa Ibrahim, Yusuf Nayib, Eileen Shabankareh, Jober Tarin, Dr. Ribhi Hazin, Megan Mojadidi, Jaz Acosta, Parwez Mohabbat, Vanessa Cuevas