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Throughout the ages, from the earliest days of Islam to contemporary times today, Muslim women have been and continue to be active leaders in their communities and countries across the world. This directory is a growing archive of leading Muslim women scholars, activists, writers, politicians, artists, religious and spiritual leaders, civil society leaders and more. Please contribute to this archive by suggesting Muslim women to be featured through our recommendation form.

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Nadia Malik

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Known For: Board Member/Treasurer, Muslim Women’s Fund
Country: United States

About

Nadia Malik is a founding board member and treasurer of The Muslim Women’s Fund (MWF), a Women’s Funding Network affiliate. MWF is a grant making organization which will raise funds and disperse grants in America and globally. The fund will educate and support Muslim women in reclaiming their human rights in Islam.  Additionally, the fund will promote economic independence so that women can contribute to their families, engage with their communities, and advance and transform their faith.

By way of background, Ms. Malik is a founding board member of Hands on Louisville, a Hands on Network affiliate and has a corporate banking background with Brown Brothers Harriman. She holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance, Business & Public Policy and Organization & Markets from the University of Rochester and has completed Executive Education at Harvard and Columbia Business Schools.

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