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Maggie M. Siddiqi, Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives

Maggie M. Siddiqi is the Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives for the El-Hibri Foundation. In this role, she oversees the Foundation's communications and public affairs and assists with strategic planning, relationship management, and leadership convenings. Previously, she served as Program Director for American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) and founded its EnabledMuslim initiative, an online network providing support for individuals living with disabilities and their loved ones. Ms. Siddiqi also served as Program Coordinator at the Islamic Society of North America’s Office for Interfaith and Community Alliances in Washington, D.C., where she oversaw implementation of interfaith dialogue and community outreach programs and conducted outreach to government officials and stakeholders on issues of social justice. She is an alumna of the American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute. Her previous work experience includes research assistance for a Washington, D.C.-based government consulting firm, serving as a field organizer in Minnesota for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, and interning as legislative staff in the Office of U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee. Ms. Siddiqi has a M.A. in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations and a Graduate Certificate in Islamic Chaplaincy from Hartford Seminary, and received her chaplaincy field training in clinical pastoral education from Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. She has an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy and received her B.A. in religion from Wesleyan University. She is proficient in Spanish and German.