About The Team

20121019_Shaz-9060  Shaz Kaiseruddin is the Founder and CEO of the American Hijab Design Contest.  She has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune (second page), San Francisco Chronicle, WBEZ, local TV, and blogs and publications internationally. She was also quoted in the New York Times and US News & World Report.
Shaz recently founded RISE–a company that donates lifesaving malaria treatment to a child in need with every item you purchase. http://www.riseforhumanity.com
Shaz is also a singer/songwriter and an olympic distance triathlete.

ahmed  Ahmed Minhaj is the Chief Advisor of the American Hijab Design Contest.  He is an accomplished attorney with a deep passion for human rights.