Dr. Fatima Sayeed has been serving as the President of SIUT-North America since its inception in the year 2000. Trained as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist, has been serving in the field of healthcare since 1967, and practicing Family Medicine in Texas since 1981.
Humanitarian causes are near and dear to her as she spends significant amount of her time helping others. Her work has included providing medical care to victims of hurricanes like Katrina and Ike, raising funds for major calamities in India & Pakistan, organizing and working with Community Clinics in Churches and mosques, including Preventive Health Care Clinics for the indigent population in Houston. Her warm and loving heart embraces all therefore she has worked extensively with refugee clinics and provided medical relief to the newly settled refugees.
He brings to bear his strategic and financial management competencies to help SIUTNA in its financial planning, budgeting, internal controls & procedures, and developing financial information systems.
He has been working closely with individuals, philanthropic organizations, and faith and community based organizations to help raise funds for SIUT-NA.
He was faculty member with Aga Khan University and is an author and a blogger.
He has served with WHO, UNICEF, Aga Khan Health Services (AKDN) and University of Houston.
Presently he is serving with North American University and Ibn Sina Foundation Advisory Boards and as Trustee of Mahatma Gandhi Library.
Dr. Charania worked with Dr. Adib Rizvi, the founder of SIUT since 1960s, first as his student and then as associate.