MEET THE TEAM

Committed to Empowering Families

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EMAD SABBAH

President

Emad is the CEO & Founder of Compu-Shack.Net and is a philanthropist who has been involved with a variety of local and national community projects and initiatives for more than 26 years. He is the founder of Georgians for Syrian Refugees, and worked on building educational institutions for displaced Syrians in and out of the country.

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MONA MEGAHED

Vice President

Mona is an activist, philanthropist, and full-time pediatrician. She has worked with refugees since 2015 assisting over 160 families in Georgia. She was co-founder of the Atlanta chapter of the Syrian Community Network which has now evolved into Ethaar in an attempt to serve refugees and those in need on a larger scale.

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AZKA MAHMOOD

Secretary

Azka is an advocate for human and civil rights. She has a background in research, policy analysis, and social inequalities. Azka believes in creating research-informed social change and policy reform. Azka’s focus is on American Muslims, their full and meaningful participation in society, and their engagement in the political spheres.

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NADA ADAM

Treasurer

Nada Adam is a Syrian American Lawyer from Cleveland, now residing in Georgia. She practiced law in Georgia until 2001.She has served on several nonprofit governing boards, including Amana Academy Charter School and Syrian Community Network, Atlanta Chapter.

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OSAMA MOURAD

Board Member

Osama is a Software Developer and an Assistant Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. Using the scouting methods, Mourad wants to serve the community through Ethaar, focusing on character and leadership development, citizenship training, and personal fitness.

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UMBER HANIEF

Board Member

Umber’s earliest work after moving to Georgia was with the refugee community in Clarkston, specifically Afghani children. She continues to work with and support relief, education, and advocacy organizations whose aim it is to empower refugees.

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NADIA HENTI

Board Member

Nadia Henti studied dentistry in Jordan and is one of the founders of the Islamic Sunday School of Middle Georgia. She’s an active participant in the Women’s Interfaith Alliance in Middle Georgia and a member of the Islamic Center of Middle Georgia’s action committee that provides domestic and international aid and relief through various charitable works and activities.

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MOHAMED ALY

Operations Manager

Mohamed has a lot of experience working with resettlement agencies in Georgia. He worked as a case manager & Arabic interpreter at Lutheran Services in Savannah, GA. His passion for social service has been his own form of activism. Born in Dubai and coming to the US for college, he enjoyed interacting with people of different cultures in the Middle East & here in the US.  He is a lover of sports and particularly enjoys running.