Somayyah Ghariani is the Executive Director at Ikram Foundation for the Empowerment of Muslim Women. Somayyah has been working in the nonprofit sector for over ten years at a grassroots level within her community. Ms. Ghariani graduated from George Mason University with a BA in Communications & Psychology. She holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University, as well as a Women’s Leadership Certificate from Yale School of Management, and is a graduate of the Karamah Law and Leadership summer program (LLSP).
Somayyah is currently enrolled in a Master’s program in Organizational Leadership and Learning at George Washington University. Somayyah is passionate about serving those most in need with a client-centered approach and has worked with marginalized populations in her local community with a focus on breaking cyclical poverty for women and children.