Sumaiya Ahmed Sheikh is the Marketing Specialist for The FYI. In this role, she is responsible for analyzing and engaging with The FYI’s audience to be able to create and disseminate marketing material in order to expand the work of The FYI.

She earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education and a Masters in Special Education from Oakland University and joins The FYI after having worked as the Executive Director of The Michigan Muslim Community Council and Communications Director of Emgage. She also organizes through different efforts in Michigan geared towards civic engagement and expanding the phenomenal work of American Muslims nationwide.

She was raised in Michigan where she now lives with her husband and twin boys and is excited to be working for an organization that is very much needed in the American Muslim community.