Mustafaa Carroll - Interim Executive Director
Carroll, a seasoned advocate for civil rights, brings a wealth of experience, having served as the executive director of CAIR-Houston for a decade. His dedicated involvement in civil rights work spans numerous decades, including his service on the board of the Gary, Indiana NAACP chapter at the tender age of 14. Mustafaa Carroll's leadership is paramount, and his experience will be an invaluable asset to our community. His commitment to justice and advocacy for the marginalized is unwavering.
Shaimaa Zayan-Operations Manager
Shaimaa Zayan is excited to continue her work for CAIR Austin as the Operations Manager. Shaimaa started working for CAIR-TX on Sep. 2021. She holds a Masters degree in Special Education and Cultural/Linguistic Diversity from UT Austin and has an Electrical Engineering degree. Shaimaa has an initiative personality and an eagerness to learn, facilitate, communicate, and empower others. She is looking forward to building bridges with Austin Muslims and Non-Muslims organizations to work together on common goals and to enhance the civic engagement of the Austin Muslim community. Beside work, Shaimaa enjoys the company of her three children, walking in Austin nature, and cook delicious Mediterranean food for her family.