Rasheed Ahmed

Executive Director

Rasheed Ahmed holds the prominent position of Executive Director and CEO, orchestrating business strategies and supervising daily operations to enhance organizational performance at ZFI. 

Mr. Ahmed ensures the seamless flow of information and constructive dialogues. His impressive career trajectory prior to ZFI includes impactful leadership roles at several non-profit organizations such as the Center on Muslim Philanthropy, the Islamic Medical Association of North America and the US India Policy Institute.

In addition to his executive duties, Rasheed shares his profound knowledge as an adjunct faculty member at Indiana University's Fundraising School. His influence extends further as a board member of the Council of Advisors to the Dean at Indiana University's prestigious Lilly School of Philanthropy.