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Our mission is to focus on families and support a positive synthesis of American culture and Muslim identity. Together, we hope to make a positive contribution to the wider American society.


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Meaningful Work. Unforgettable Experiences.

Mohammed Webb Foundation's focus is on education and community service. In addition to our flagship, Sunday Youth Program for grades Kindergarten through high school, which incorporates community service as an integral part of its curriculum, the organization as a whole has completed over 5,000 hours of community service.


Please donate generously so we can continue our mission to serve the community by running the Sunday school and supporting service projects and community programming. Mohammed Webb Foundation is a registered non-profit organization. You and your family can support our mission by making a fully tax-deductible donation to the Foundation:


Humanitarian Assistance


Reinforcing Our Commitment


Keeping our Streets Clean



Sumayyah Khan was born and raised in Pakistan and migrated to the United States in 1997. She is a dentist and owner of private practice in the southwest suburbs of Chicago and has been providing dental care since she graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2001.

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Nausheen Ali


Nausheen Ali is of Pakistani descent and immigrated to the USA in 1993. She has an MBA in Marketing from the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) University of Karachi. Currently, Nausheen works as a business banker for First American Bank and her experience in banking spans 27 years and counting.



Saym Basheer is a Pakistani-American immigrant. He has a Master's degree in Computer Science and works as a software development engineer at Nielsen. He enjoys the arts, logic, philosophy, and building things with his hands. His recent interest has been social and emotional intelligence.

Board Member 


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Svend White

Board Member

Svend White is an software engineer in Chicago. Svend was raised Muslim. His father Barry embraced Islam in 1957 and his mother Jette did so in Copenhagen in 1970. Through a mutual acquaintance they became penpals and soon got married. They settled in Boston, where they raised Svend and his brother, Erik. Svend is married to Shabana Mir. They have a daughter. Over the past 3 decades, Svend has participated in various Muslim community and interfaith dialog initiaves, including helping to found the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy (CSID), on whose board of directors he served in the early 2000s. He has a Masters Degree in Religious Studies from the University of Georgia. Over the years, he has authored a number of articles and book chapters on Islam, the Muslim world and the place of Islam in America. He has written on these topics for online publications such as, altMuslim, Patheos and Religion Dispatches. Svend's vision for the Webb Foundation is for it to be a vibrant community center where Chicagoland Muslim families can explore their Deen and place in American society in an atmosphere of openness, tolerance and diversity."


Sumbul Ghani

Board Member 

Sumbul is an active mother of 2 wonderful children. She has a bachelor's in Liberal Arts The Ohio State University. Professionally she has worked in Administration and Office Management for Fortune 100 and Healthcare industry-leading agencies.  6 years at Ernst and Young and 5 years at the Joint Commission.  Additionally, 3 years as a Laboratory Assistant at Children’s Hospital (Columbus). Sumbul was awarded the Joint Commission’s prestigious Andrew Thomas Spirit of Quality Award in 2019 which is given once every 2 years.  Certified as a Change Agent and Green Belt in process improvement


Assad Ghani

Board Member

Assad is Healthcare Reform Strategist specializing in Value Based Care. He has a BS from The Ohio State University (Columbus), Dual Masters MHSA/MBA from Xavier University (Cincinnati). His professional experience includes 15 years in the Healthcare industry, Academic, Community, and Inner-City Safety Net Hospitals and Administrative Fellowship. Assad specializes in redesigning care and population health for the purposes of improving the US Healthcare system. Currently employed by the University of Chicago Medicine as the Director of Value Based Care Models. Assad is married to Sumbul Ghani, he is a father of two wonderful children. Assad’s family enjoys sports, music, outdoors, traveling, and spending time with extended family. Assad has been an active member of the community. He worked in the earliest stages in activating an effort to flip a US Congressional seat in the House of Representatives for the Illinois 14th Congressional District. Advocated for community and advised campaigns during earliest stages. Also supported local Trustee, City Council, County Board races as well. Appointed to IL-14th US Congressional District Advisory Council.


Mohmmed Aly

Account Manager

Mohamed Aly is the Accounting Manager at Mohammed Webb Foundation. With more than 11 years of experience in the field of accounting and auditing, his experience spans several lines of businesses and sectors. He is a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).


Nabeela Syed

Sunday School Principal

​Nabeela Syed serves as the Principal for the Mohammad Webb Youth Sunday Program.  Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, she moved to Chicago at the age of 13 and has lived here since then. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Arts of Social Science with a concentration in Early Education, and a post-bachelor degree in communication disorders and speech-language pathology. She currently works in Early Intervention as a speech therapist. Prior to that, she worked as a 2nd and 4th-grade teacher and then provided home daycare services for almost 3 years while going back to school. Nabeela also committed two years of teaching services to Webb Foundation and taught Seerah class for 4th/5th grade and Islamic Studies for 6th/7th grade. She enjoys working with children and adults and looks forward to working with Webb staff as a support and encouragement to help make teaching faith exciting and fun. Nabeela has two children and resides in Bartlett, Illinois.


Farhana Khalil

Program Manager

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Mohammed Webb Foundation relies on the generous support and donations from community members like you to help keep all our events and programs going strong. Please consider either making a one-time or recurring donation through our website or you can donate while shopping online through AmazonSmile. We thank you for your generous donations!


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