Dr. Saleem Farooqui, Interim Board Chair

Saleem Farooqui is a radiologist in Baltimore. He lives in Howard County with his wife and three sons.


Mona Kamal, Treasurer

Mona is a founding board member of Tarbiyah Academy and currently serves as treasurer.  She holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Operations Research.  Mona teaches math as an adjunct faculty member at Howard Community College and is a mother to a book-loving girl and two rambunctious boys.


Manal Agabein, Board Member

Manal earned her Master’s degree in Special Education from Johns Hopkins and is currently pursuing her certificate in School Adminstration. Manal has over 20 years of experience teaching in public and private schools. Currently, she is the Special Education Department Chair in Montgomery County Schools. She resides in Laurel and is blessed with four children.


Arjumand Yousuf, Board Member

Arjumand earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto with a concentration in Public Policy and Management.

She is an advocate for building a strong Islamic foundation in children especially in the formative years.

Arjumand recognizes the importance of being vested in the community, demonstrated through her experience as a freelance writer/researcher for The Muslim Link paper and through interfaith work.

She resides in  Howard County, Maryland with her husband and four children.


Dr. Kashif Munir, Board Member

Kashif Munir is an Endocrinologist practicing in Maryland. He is on the faculty of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and actively participates in graduate and post-graduate training. He lives with his wife and children in Ellicott City. He has served on the boards of various muslim non-profit organizations.


Dr. Zainab Chaudry, Board Member

Dr. Chaudry serves as a spokeswoman and outreach manager for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), and was a co-founder and past president of CAIR-Maryland Chapter. Among her numerous awards and accolades, Zainab is a United State of Women “Nominated Changemaker” by the White House, and is also a recipient of the Governer’s Service Award. Her perseverance and commitment to justice for all members of society were recognized by The Baltimore Sun, who named Zainab one of Baltimore’s “25 Women to Watch” earlier this year.