Our Team & Board

Nadia Igram is an attorney and doula who has been active in the nonprofit world for several years, including serving on various nonprofit boards, with a focus on legal aids, community based organizations, and doula services organizations.  She runs both her own law practice and doula practice.  Nadia received her BA in International Studies, Political Science, and Italian from the University of Iowa and a JD from Wayne State University in Detroit.  She holds licenses to practice law in Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas.

Ayat Elnoory earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Organizational Behavior and Master’s in Human Resources and Industrial Relations both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Her professional experience includes working for various mission-driven organizations in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, as well as consulting with many community groups on developing their talent management and human capital initiatives. Ayat has a passion for bridging organizational development and social change efforts, and brings to TCIF an interest in advancing local individual and communal philanthropy for sustainability and continuity. She’s currently pursuing her JD in Federal and Tribal Indian Law and is the founder of a non-profit focused on poverty alleviation in Egypt.

Zakaria Shaikh has over 15 years experience as a startup entrepreneur, venture capital investor, and for- and non-profit board member. His expertise is growth, operations, investor relations and strategic partnerships. Zakaria received an MPH from the University of Southern California and an MBA from the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business where he was a Dean’s Fellow.

Past Board Members

We are ever indebted and grateful to the following past board member(s).

Sabith Khan, PhD, MPA