Leadership

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Sabina Mohyuddin

Executive Director

"To be an American means to know the problems facing your neighbors and work hard to be a part of the solution regardless of the differences you may have. Compassion, love and justice are the cornerstones of how we should interact with each other." 

Sabina Mohyuddin is a Bangladeshi American Muslim born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1993 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. In 2010, Sabina helped launch the Sons and Daughters of Abraham Project which brings Muslim, Christian, and Jewish youth across Middle Tennessee together through interfaith dialogue and outreach programs. Sabina has published a number of articles in The Tennessean and was an outspoken critic of the 2011 anti-sharia bill in the Tennessee state legislature. She is a founding board member and currently the Executive Director of the American Muslim Advisory Council, which empowers the Muslim community in Tennessee through civic engagement, community building and improved media relations. She serves as the chair of AMAC’s yearly Empowering Women conference. Additionally, Sabina serves on the boards of the League of Women Voters Nashville and the National Organization of Workforce Diversity. She is the co-chair of the 2019 Workforce Diversity Bus Tour.  Sabina is also a member of the South II American Muslim Civic Leadership Institute cohort and the Muslim Power Building Project’s first cohort. She is in the 2020 Leadership Nashville class and an inductee to the YWCA's 2020 Academy for Women of Achievement. Sabina lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee.

AMAC's Board of Directors

SAADIA OMER  - Interim Chair -  West TN
  ANDRE CANTY -  Secretary  -  East TN
ZULFAT SUARA -  Treasurer  -  Middle TN

MA'HAJJ ABDUL-BAAQEE  -  Member  -  West TN
NABIL BAYAKLY - Member - West TN
MAHA AYASH - Member - East TN

YOUSAF ABDUL KHALIQ - Member - Middle TN

FADI NASR - Member - Middle TN