Khizar Hayat Said (advisor): Mr. Said has over 15 years of experience delivering both enterprise and economic
development in developing countries. As the former head of Jirga Consultants, in Pakistan, he received over a million dollars in international funding and employed over 100 people. Jirga Consultants, a business enterprise development country, received financial support from several large international development organizations, including UNDB, the World Bank, and Swiss Contact. Since his arrival in the United States in 2005, he has launched 2 Micro Enterprises through partnerships and has consulted on several others. A doctored archaeologist by training, an Economic Development and an environmental conservation advocate by trade in Pakistan and peacetime Afghanistan.
Maryam Abdul Rahim (treasurer): With a Masters in Accountancy from Bentley College, Maryam Abdul Rahim, has 10 years of small business accounting
experience. With a large small business network and a commitment to helping small businesses grow Ms. Abdul-Rahim is known for efficient work and smart financial management guidance.
Albertine Harris (project coordinator)
An extraordinary marketer and community builder, Ms Harris builds networks and leads our projects on homelessness.
Hajar Logan (founder): Ms. Logan has over 10 years of
experience in business planning, marketing and
development, as well as in building administrative
structures and service delivery processes for small
businesses. As the former head of Logan
Communications International, Ms. Logan designed and
implemented marketing, administrative and
management practices for both start-up and existing
businesses. Logan Communications delivered
comprehensive business and marketing plans and
designed all supporting and relevant literature. Ms.
Logan was also known for developing unique and
consistent brands for clients through marketing
communications products that include brochures, logo
and slogan designs, websites, white papers, flyers and
the like. Through Ms. Logan's background in writing
business plans, action and strategic plans and in
reviewing grants, Ms. Logan brought a know-how for
getting funding. Ms. Logan is committed to empowering
underrepresented communities toward
June Roberts (secretary): has over 25 years of experience as a language specialist, teaching classes of many different age groups some of which are adult learners. With language fluency in French, English and Haitian Creole, and first-hand experience in migration to and from the United States, Ms. Roberts brings an unwavering commitment to education, and the financial and social betterment of migrant communities and their families.