Meet our new staff members!
Meet CAIR-Chicago's new staff members!
Joining our cause to defend civil rights and fight bigotry
CAIR-Chicago proudly welcomes two new staff members to our team. Meet our new Communications Coordinator, Ambreen Zuberi, and also our new Office Coordinator, Noor Salahuddin. We also give a heartfelt thanks to Leena Saleh for her significant contribution and dynamic service at CAIR-Chicago.
Ambreen Zuberi - Communications Coordinator
Ambreen Zuberi is a Communications Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago. Ambreen obtained her Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design with honors from the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. She also earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Marketing & Management from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She has significant experience in both the commercial and residential design sectors. Prior to her career in the interior design industry, Ambreen worked within the marketing field where she consulted with private companies and organizations developing graphic design, increasing website presence, and building brand awareness. She plans to further her education by obtaining a Masters degree majoring in Islamic Studies.
Ambreen has an energetic personality and is excited to join CAIR-Chicago’s Communication department to ensure accurate portrayal of American-Muslims through marketing initiatives and media relations. With her strong background in design and marketing combined with her passion for Islam, Ambreen has cultivated a strong foundation for interpersonal dialogue. Her passion for representing the rights of the underserved and addressing issues such as social inequality and Islamophobia has helped her realize the critical need for collaborative dialogue amongst the interfaith community and across socioeconomic lines. Originally born in Saudi Arabia, she grew up in Chicago and has strong ties to the diverse community here. Ambreen is also a member with The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and ASID-American Society of Interior Designers. She routinely volunteers her time for community outreach programs, Islamic Relief, Chicago Food Depository and for children in need. Ambreen can be reached at email@example.com.
Noor Salahuddin - Office Coordinator
Noor Salahuddin is the Office Coordinator at CAIR-Chicago. Noor has a Bachelors degree in English literature from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has volunteered and trained under various non-profit organizations.
Noor's responsibilities include enabling staff and interns to perform at their highest professional level by maintaining an organized work environment. Aside from operational duties, Noor also assists the Executive team with day-to-day tasks and special projects in order to keep the office running smoothly. Prior to this position, Noor has worked as a Communications intern at CAIR-Chicago and has written extensively on topics related to civil rights and social advocacy. As a young activist, Noor believes in CAIR-Chicago's mission of promoting tolerance and fighting bigotry, and is excited to become a part of the CAIR-Chicago team. Noor can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Leena Saleh - Communications Coordinator
Leena Saleh worked as a communications coordinator here at CAIR-Chicago from 2011-2012. Her passion for critical communication, tackling Islamophobia, design, and storytelling shone through every project she ever undertook. Although, Leena will be sorely missed here at CAIR-Chicago, we wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors.