Our Team

Board of Directors

Humna Tariq

Director & Chairman

Humna Tariq is a graduate student at Arizona State University pursuing an M.S. in Data Science and Health Informatics. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2016 and established the Ammar Tariq Education Foundation in 2017. She is the younger sister of Ammar Tariq and the original founder of ATEF. She works in healthcare consulting and aspires to influence legislation for universal healthcare. When she is not working, Humna loves to travel to national parks and document her experiences through photography and cinematography.

Sara Bawany

Director & Board Secretary

Sara Bawany is a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Master’s in Social Work. She works at the Muslim Community Center for Human Services, a charity clinic in Fort Worth, Texas where she facilitates foster parenting, domestic violence, and mental health services to the underserved population, primarily refugees and minorities. Her interest and passion lies in raising awareness of the many taboo issues within the South Asian/Muslim community, primarily family violence and depression. When she is not working, Sara also writes poetry and performs spoken word, with hopes to publish a book in the near future.

Hiba Alkhadra

Director & Treasurer

Hiba Alkhadra is a second-year graduate student at Houston Baptist University pursuing a degree in counseling. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2016 with degrees in Psychology and Economics. She hopes to become a licensed professional counselor in the state of Texas and work with the underserved population of Houston.

Our Staff

Faraz Hemani

Web Developer

Walter Rosen


Priya Gupta


Emily Maxwell