Operations Management Development

Yusuf Chak

Yusuf is currently a senior at Rutgers University-New Brunswick majoring in Information Technology and Informatics and minoring in South Asian Studies. He is involved in the Muslim student community at Rutgers and is currently serving as the President of the Muslim Student Association. He is very excited to take part in CAIR-NJ’s civil rights advocacy work in his role as an Operations Management and Development Intern.

Operations Management Development

Shaheer Iqbal

Shaheer is a Junior at Rutgers University – Newark, pursuing a major in Management Information Systems. With a passion for being involved on campus, Shaheer serves on the board of the Muslim Students Association. Beyond the campus, Shaheer is on the National Board of Young Muslims (YM), the nation’s largest grassroots Muslim youth organization, leading their national operations. Over the years, Shaheer has worked for numerous non-profit organizations as a freelance contractor and employee with expertise in media marketing and process controls. Shaheer is very excited to join CAIR-NJ in his role as an Operations Management and Development Intern!

Project Management

Deeba Majid

Deeba Majid is a second-year student at Rutger’s University pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management Analytics. At CAIR-NJ, she is serving as a Project Management Intern, working closely with our Programs Manager, Lamia Rashid. Deeba is excited to work in a non-profit that provides educational training and resources to the Muslim community across the state. Her passions outside of social justice and engagement include going to the gym, dancing, and other art forms. Deeba also is involved in other Muslim organizations such as Youth Muslim Sisters (YMS), and Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Rutgers and Kean University.
Government affairs intern

Fayza Mohamad

Fayza Mohamad is a rising senior at The City University of New York; College of Staten Island, pursuing a major in International Relations with double minors in Public Administration and Arabic. As an ambassador for her schools Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK program , she actively supports underprivileged college students both academically and financially to aide in furthering their college education.

Engaged in political discussions, Fayza is a member of her university’s Political Science Club. Additionally, she takes on a leadership role as a Team Leader at the New York Public Interest Research Group, leading discussions on critical issues like Tuition costs, the environment, and governmental accountability.

Outside of academics, Fayza enjoys exploring different coffee shops, cooking, and spending time with her family and cats. Excited to make a positive impact, she joins CAIR-NJ’s Winter-Spring intern cohort as a dedicated Governmental Affairs Intern, eager to contribute to positive change.

Graphic Design

Rufiashley Moranchel

Rufiashley Moranchel is a Junior at Rutgers University – Newark, majoring in Graphic Design. She is passionate about visual storytelling and bringing ideas to life through design.

Rufiashley is excited to contribute to CAIR-NJ’s content creation and advocacy efforts through graphics and other mediums.

Sana Nathani

Sana Nathani is a senior at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, pursuing a major in English. At Rutgers, she is involved in organizations such as the Rutgers Pre-Law Society and the Ahlul-Bayt Student Association. Sana is passionate about advocating for underrepresented communities and hopes to continue to do so as a Communications Intern at CAIR-NJ!

Legal Fellow

Rania Ramadan

Rania Ramadan is a senior at Montclair State University enrolled in a BA/MA program specializing in Political Science, Law, and Governance. At Montclair, Rania is the Social Director of the political science club. Rania is also a part time behavioral technician. Early in her career, Rania was a president assistant of the SGA office at Bergen Community College and was part of both, the MSA and Diversity Club.

Previously, Rania worked in the dental field for 8 years, switching to politics due to her immense passion and interest. In her free time, Rania loves to travel, read, and write short essays about politics and government. She is very vocal about Palestine and hopes to make a difference as a legal fellow at CAIR-NJ.