BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Board of Directors 2018-2020

Shahida Naz, holds a Bachelor degree from Meerut University, India and attended Abdullah College, Aligarh Muslim University, India; also lived in Malaysia and Canada. Moved to USA in 1999 and started business in 2001. Currently runs two businesses: Fashion Venus and Perfumes2go. President AAADFW. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Shakeel M. Farooqui, PhD, holds a Bachelor degree from Aligarh Muslim University, India; MSc. in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University India and PhD in Biochemistry from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. With Post-doctoral training at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and Louisiana State University (LSU) MC, New Orleans, LA. After serving as faculty in LSU MC for 14 years, Shakeel and his spouse Shiru started a biotechnology company “FabGennix International” in Shreveport, LA in 2001 that later moved to Frisco, TX in 2004 and serves as a Director at FabGennix. Vice President AAADFW. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Shadan Hasan, holds a Master's degree in Human Resource & Organizational Development, from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India. Also holds a Master of Science - Information Technology from the University of Texas, Dallas. PMP certified and works as a Program Manager for Citibank. Has over 14 years of experience in IT and has worked for organizations like, Perot Systems (now DELL), Bear Stearns (now Chase) and Goldman Sachs. Secretary AAADFW. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None)

Shahid Mansoor, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India; Masters in Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial) from Lamar University, Texas. Has over twenty years of experience as Product/Reliability/Program engineer in varied industries. Started career in elector-mechanical Industry then moved to Automotive Industry as Product Development engineer at Ford Motor Company. Currently a Defense Industry Specialty System Engineer (Reliability) for past several years. Treasurer AAADFW. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Mohammad Irshad Ahmad, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India. Has over eighteen years of experience as IT Professional as Technical and Managerial role over various companies in India, South-East Asia, Australia and United States. Currently Technical Manager/Project Leader at Ericsson Inc. Plano, TX for last 7 years. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed as per organizational need. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Faraz Hasan, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India. Has over twenty years of experience with corporations like, Danfos, Johnson Control, Strix Ltd., Stocko, JST Corp. and TE Connectivity. Currently a Senior Leader at Dwyer Instruments for the past several years. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed on an “as needed” basis. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Fatima Khan, holds Bachelor of English and Education degrees and Masters in Education. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed as per organizational need. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Maria Khan, holds Bachelor’s Degree in English (Hons.) from Lady Shri Ram College in Delhi and completed her MBA with Marketing major as a Gold Medalist. Maria is a versatile professional with a passion for excellence, expertise in eCommerce, online & email marketing, paid & organic search and user experience management. As a senior level manager with a history of success leading projects and delivering outstanding results, Maria brings growth and strategy experience from initiation, measurement and implementation to everything in between. She has worked with several non-profits BETI and SEWA, India, expanding her knowledge about community service. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed as per organizational need. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

Babra Neazi, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Miranda House, Delhi University, India; Master of Arts degree in Geography from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, India and B.Ed. degree from Annamalai University, India. Past experience includes four years teaching in high schools in Delhi, India. Co-founder and Director of Fusion Force Inc.- an IT Services company. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed on an "as needed" basis. Term 2018-2020. (Compensation: None).

 

Board of Directors 2016-2018

Dr. Fauzia K. Osama, MD, holds a medical degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, India and postgraduate in Internal Medicine from Texas Tech University Health Science Center at Lubbock, TX. Currently a Practicing Physician in the DFW Metro for the past several years. President AAADFW. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None).

Shahida Naz, holds a Bachelor degree from Meerut University, India and attended Abdullah College, Aligarh Muslim University, India; also lived in Malaysia and Canada. Moved to USA in 1999 and started business in 2001. Currently runs two businesses: Fashion Venus and Perfumes2go. Vice President AAADFW. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None).

Faraz Hasan, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India. Has over twenty years of experience with corporations like, Danfos, Johnson Control, Strix Ltd., Stocko, JST Corp. and TE Connectivity. Currently a Senior Leader at Dwyer Instruments for the past several years. Secretary AAADFW. Term 2016-2018 (Compensation: None).

Shahid Mansoor, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India; Masters in Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial) from Lamar University, Texas. Has over twenty years of experience as Product/Reliability/Program engineer in varied industries. Started career in elector-mechanical Industry then moved to Automotive Industry as Product Development engineer at Ford Motor Company. Currently a Defense Industry Specialty System Engineer (Reliability) for past several years. Treasurer AAADFW. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None).

Shakeel M. Farooqui, PhD, holds a Bachelor degree from Aligarh Muslim University, India; MSc. in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University India and PhD in Biochemistry from Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. With Post-doctoral training at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA and Louisiana State University (LSU) MC, New Orleans, LA. After serving as faculty in LSU MC for 14 years, Shakeel and his spouse Shiru started a biotechnology company "FabGennix International" in Shreveport, LA in 2001 that later moved to Frisco, TX in 2004 and serves as a Director at FabGennix. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed on an "as needed" basis. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None).

Shadan Hasan, holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource & Organizational Development, from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India. Also holds a Master of Science - Information Technology from the University of Texas, Dallas. PMP certified and works as a Program Manager for Citibank. Has over 14 years of experience in IT and has worked for organizations like, Perot Systems (now DELL), Bear Stearns (now Chase) and Goldman Sachs. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed on an "as needed" basis. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None)

Babra Neazi, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography from Miranda House, Delhi University, India; Master of Arts degree in Geography from Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, India and B.Ed. degree from Annamalai University, India. Past experience includes four years teaching in high schools in Delhi, India. Co-founder and Director of Fusion Force Inc.- an IT Services company. Director at AAADFW, duties are performed on an "as needed" basis. Term 2016-2018. (Compensation: None).