Nadia Roumani

Ms. Roumani’s professional experience includes acting as the Principal of Roumani Consulting LLC, whose clients include the United Nations Development Program and the Ford Foundation, among other organizations.  Ms. Roumani has also served as Program Officer of the Doris Duke Foundation’s Islamic Arts Building Bridges Program; as Senior Associate of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs; as Assistant Director of the Initiative for Policy Dialogue, managed by Joseph Stiglitz, the 2001 Nobel Laureate for Economics; and as Junior Associate at the World Bank.  Ms. Roumani is co-founder and director of the American Muslim Civic Leadership Initiative (AMCLI), which is based at the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture.  Ms. Roumani has served as a delegate to the White House Next Generation Leadership Forum (2010); as a delegate to the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship (2010); and as a Task Force Member of the U.S. Homeland Security Advisory Council (2010).  Ms. Roumani’s leadership has been recognized by a proclamation issued by Borough of Manhattan President Scott M. Stringer, which declared June 12th as “Nadia Roumani Appreciation Day” for her work in promoting civic engagement by the Muslim community.  She has a BA from Stanford University, with a double major in Economics and International Relations, and an MA from Columbia University in International Affairs.