Dr. Shamim Ibrahim

Dr. Shamim Ibrahim, Executive Director is the founder of Niswa Association. Dr. Ibrahim is a psychologist, educator, and community activist.  She is a pioneer in actively working for the wellbeing and uplift of the Muslim community of South Asian and Middle Eastern descent in Southern California and across the nation.  Dr. Ibrahim is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She received her M.A. in Psychology & Education from University of Dhaka and her PhD in Counseling from the University of Northern Colorado. Dr. Ibrahim founded Niswa in 1990.