About

Our Mission

Muslim Women in Technology aims to create a network for current and future female leaders across all industries by developing connections, learning together, and sharing opportunities for career advancement.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to support, empower, and increase the confidence of Muslim women and other marginalized groups in a tech-centric world.

We aim to do this by providing educational, mentorship, and career opportunities. With these opportunities we envision an inclusive, diverse, and safe space that paves the way for high retainment of female leaders in the workforce.

We plan to expand our organization across various cities with the intent of growing and supporting a larger network of women. 

About Our Team

Sarah Ather

Co-founder

Sarah is an application developer for a commercial insurance company. She loves seeing the positive impact technology has on the world and feels the opportunities are endless once you learn to code. 

Hareem Khaliq

Communication Strategist

Hareem is an Tax Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Hareem facilities MWT's communication channels for our guest speakers and members. Outside of MWT, Hareem is involved in various other organizations and also enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family & friends. 

Safa Shameem

Co-founder

Safa works as a Senior Analyst on the Implementations team for a high-growth fin-tech start up in Chicago. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling internationally and meeting new people.

Fatima Qarni

Director of Technology Operations

Fatima Qarni is a Software Engineer at Microsoft, working on Codespaces. She is passionate about mentorship, making minorities feel more comfortable in the world of tech, and rock climbing!