Sufia Junaid, Trustee of the Foundation, is a passionate advocate for her community and volunteers her time and philanthropy to numerous local and international organizations. In particular, Ms. Junaid is an advocate for girls and women to support their ability to reach their potential regardless of circumstance.
She is an active board member of the Pakistan Ladies Association of the Midwest, which aims to support and bolster the engagement of Pakistani women in several spheres of the community and break through barriers of misinformation through the depiction of real Pakistani women.
Ms. Junaid is also a champion of economic, social, and healthcare development both locally within her community in Cleveland, Ohio, and abroad. She is actively involved in the Stanford Charity for Narcolepsy. Together, she and her husband, Ansir Junaid, have worked tirelessly to expand the horizons for education amongst young girls and women in the rural communities of Pakistan, through funding of school construction projects and scholarships for girls entering all levels of school, including university and vocational programs.
Ms. Junaid is an avid learner and is always looking for new ways to grow and develop her skills. Along with being an ardent reader, she runs a book club, encouraging women to take the time out to read. Ms. Junaid is an inspiring example of dedication and hard work and an invaluable asset to both her family and community.