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Board of Directors

 

 Mohsin Imam

Mohsin Imam is a Strategy & Business Development Manager with Google where focuses on Big Data & Machine Learning for Google's Cloud Platform. During his 11+ year tenure at Google Mohsin has held several roles in sales leadership, strategic program management and operations for Education, Mid Market, and Enterprise segments. While working at Google Mohsin completed his MBA from UC Berkeley Haas School of Business & Masters in Engineering Management and Leadership from Santa Clara University. Before that Mohsin has served in software engineering and strategic technical consulting roles with Silicon Valley companies. Mohsin graduated with a bachelors degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives with this wife and three children in Fremont, California.

 Reem Bilbeisi

Reem Bilbeisi has a BA degree in Education with teaching credentials in secondary business/technology education from Eastern Michigan University. Reem has previously taught at both the high school and middle school level, and also has experience teaching in public, private and charter schools. She has shown a passion for the youth by leading youth mentor groups and events and counseling many students. Currently Reem has a Masters from the Principal Leadership Institute from UC Berkeley which allows her to be authorized in the following areas of service: superintendent, associate superintendent, deputy superintendent, principal, assistant principal, dean, supervisor, consultant, and school coordinator.

Saif Vohra

Saif Vohra is the Treasurer of the AHS Board of Directors. Saif is a Director of Finance at Cisco, where he leads the Enterprise Routing finance team. He has held a variety of finance leadership positions in his 15+ years there. Prior to Cisco, Saif worked at several Bay Area tech companies. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from London Metropolitan University and a Masters degree in Finance from the University of Leicester, U.K. After graduating, Saif moved from London to the East Bay, and currently resides in Pleasanton with his wife and 3 boys, their eldest is a Sophomore at AHS. He joined the AHS Board because he is passionate about seeing AHS succeed and grow as it is an invaluable opportunity for Muslim youth.

Hazem Mahmoud

Hazem Mahmoud is a founding board member of Averroes High School. He works for Cloudera Foundation, as a Data Solutions Architect, helping non-profits around the world use their data to achieve their mission of bringing about a positive impact on the world. Hazem has more than 15 years of experience working in systems engineering and DevOps roles, primarily in the banking, advertising, and mobile industries. He spent 10 of those years working on big data solutions for several San Francisco Bay Area startups. Hazem has a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Michigan and a Master’s in Information Systems from Metropolitan State University.

Khalid Kadir

Khalid is a Continuing Lecturer at UC Berkeley, teaching courses in the Global Poverty & Practice program, Political Economy, and Civil and Environmental Engineering. He received his PhD in 2010 from Berkeley in Civil and Environmental Engineering, where his research focused on pathogen removal in natural water and wastewater treatment systems. While completing his PhD he began studying the complex role that engineering expertise plays in the politics of international development and poverty alleviation, and his current work focuses on the intersection of poverty, expertise, and politics.

Roberta Davenport

 

Roberta Davenport is a senior manager at DocuSign, where she leads Partner Sales Enablement. She has worked in the tech industry for 10 years, in Turkey, Germany and the Bay Area. Roberta holds a BA in Middle Eastern Studies from UC Berkeley — where she served on the Cal MSA as well as MSA National boards — an MBA from Istanbul Bilgi University, an MS in Education from Cal State East Bay, and several ijazahs in Islamic sciences. She joined the AHS board because she believes its mission is critical to the future of the Muslim community in the Bay Area and beyond.