Meet the team

Muslamic Makers management team...

Behind the scenes, the Muslamic Makers management team brings the community together and drive initiatives, keeping the community going. Our team members volunteer time and effort to bring events, projects and general tasks to help ensure that the Muslamic Makers mission continues to stay alive.

Leadership Team

Arfah Farooq 1 (1) (2) (1) - Team Muslamic Makers


Arfah drives the team and is the longest standing team member from the day Muslamic Makers was born! Arfah is a life long community builder by day, an Angel investor & a no 10 GDS programme manager. You can read her story over on

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An advisor and supporting across various tasks. By day, Abdul Shakur is a Business Development & Operations Manager in the Biotech industry. His key skills lie across Startups and customer development. He also enjoys Woodworking & Reading!



Events Lead
As an events lead, Zahid looks after the events and engagement and advises across other business initiatives. By day, Zahid is a software engineer & also the founder of Halal Joints & Buskana, with a huge aptitude for the food tech industry. Find him over on Twitter:



Social Lead
As a social lead, Dilruba looks after the social channels & content management for Muslamic Makers. By day, Dilruba is contracting and undertaking courses. She also enjoys learning Python and is developing skills across community management. Find her on LinkedIn
Dilruba Sulthana



Product Lead
As a product lead, Yasmin looks after the mentoring product and advises across other ideas and projects. By day, Yasmin works in Product Management within fintech and also looks after future Manchester events. Find her over on Twitter:


Events Manager
As an events manager, Annem hosts & supports across Muslamic Makers events and contributes to other projects as needed. By day, Annem is a Azure cloud engineer and enjoys cycling. You can find her over on Twitter:

Project Talent Pool



Web & Content
Mustafa Rashid contributes across web and content creation with incredible talent. He also leads the virtual Wednesday sessions for the community which have been running successfully. Catch him on socials @MustyRash

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A Product designer at Ford, Furquan supports across our Mentoring product and design contributions across projects. Furquan is a content creator and a huge Figma fanatic. Catch him on YouTube

Mohammed Jiva

Working for PwC during the day, Mohammed is brilliant at keeping administration alive and ticking for the community. His contributions have helped the team to progress with events and projects.


With many of our projects, we need exceptional copy to help us communicate. Hafeez supports across copywriting with our impact report and events content. Hafeez also supports across branding

Want to join our talent pool?

Drop us your email and a member of our team will be in touch