Samira Abderahman is a curator and project manager based in Chicago. She previously created Black Iftar, a Ramadan program centering Black Muslims and their friends, organized primarily by women, and successfully held across 11 major cities in the U.S. Ultimately, she is driven by a need to create genuine relationships and communities. She is passionate about culture, wellness, and community building, and contributes to related organizations locally and nationally. Samira brings experiences and best practices from a diverse range of industries, across non-profit organizations, public media, music and technology.