Our Team

Board of Directors

WARDAH KHALID

FOUNDER & ​BOARD PRESIDENT

​Wardah Khalid is a policy analyst, activist, and speaker on U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, immigration/refugees, and Islam in America.

NADIA MOZAFFAR

BOARD SECRETARY

Nadia Mozaffar is an attorney with policy expertise in the juvenile justice, child welfare, and higher education fields. Nadia currently works at the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia,

NOZIM ISHANKULOV

BOARD TREASURER

Nozim Ishankulov is a finance professional, policy analyst, and public activist. At Poligon, Nozim serves as the Board Treasurer and assists the organization with finances and accounting.

AKSA ASGHER

MEDIA DIRECTOR

Aksa Asgher has worked in various industries in the world of marketing. From agency life in New York City to assisting with NGOs and start-ups.

MAHA SYED

BOARD MEMBER

Maha Syed is a lifelong women’s rights advocate who has worked with underserved groups domestically and abroad. She currently serves as faculty, coach, and consultant on various projects with the Shriver Center.

RIFAT MURSALIN

BOARD MEMBER

​​​Rifat Mursalin is a social impact consultant with experience in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. Rifat's interest includes cross-sectoral collaboration to solve pressing societal challenges.

Join Our Team

We are constantly looking out for motivated and passionate people to make a difference. Please reach out to us if you want to join and be part of our wonderful team.

Training Program

We are constantly looking out for motivated and passionate people to make a difference. Please reach out to us if you want to join and be part of our wonderful team.

Staff

JOHANNA MUSTAFA
POLICY & ADVOCACY MANAGER

ANGIE UDDULLAH
MEDIA ASSOCIATE

Advisors

SALLY ELNAGGAR
ADVISOR

SAUD INAM
ADVISOR

REBECCA HANKINS
COLUMNIST