Name: Muhi Khwaja
Recipient Year: 2011
Major: Public Administration and Non-Profit Management
Bio: Earning a Bachelor’s in History and Psychology from the University of Michigan-Dearborn in 2009, Muhi Khwaja didn’t know what to do until the summer before graduating. The Development Summer Internship Program at the University of Michigan sparked an interest in fundraising (development) as a career. After working with several nonprofit organizations, he earned his Master’s in Public Administration in 2013. Muhi has over a decade of experience as a development professional with several nonprofits which led to his founding the AMCF. Muhi is the Director of Development & Philanthropy at AMCF. In 2016 he became a Certified Fund Raising Executive from the Association of Fundraising Professionals and earned a Certificate of Fund Raising Management from Indiana University’s Lilly School of Philanthropy where he is also Adjunct Faculty. He resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife Natalie, cat Ninja, dog Atlas, and hens, Thelma & Louise. Muhi enjoys riding his motorcycle, photography, and hiking.
School Name: University of Michigan, Dearborn
Sponsor: Sharif Scholarship
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