Serendib Youth Canada is operated by a Board of Directors that represent post-secondary youth from across Ontario. These youth follow various academic fields including life sciences, finance, management, engineering, computer science and arts.
The Board of Directors are guided by a Board of Trustees that represent adults and youth. Adult Trustees are from various professional backgrounds who are experienced in leadership, volunteering, education and youth work. The Youth Trustees are former executive committee members of SYC.
Board of Directors
Hana Zawahid, President
Hana is in her 4th year of Psychological and Health Sciences at University of Toronto.
Ibrahim Aziz, Vice President
Ibrahim is in his 3rd year of Management at University of Toronto.
Sara Zawahid, Treasurer and Director of Discovery
Sara is in her 2nd year of Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Toronto.
Zahra Mohamed, General Secretary
Zahra is in her 2nd year of Health Studies at University of Waterloo.
Nabeel Jaleel, Director for Adventure
Nabeel is in his 1st year of Management at University of Toronto.
Amrin Buhari, Director for Adventure
Amrin is in her 2nd year of Political Science and City Studies at University of Toronto.
Talhah Salahudeen, Director for Adventure
Talhah is in his 1st year of Engineering at McMaster University.
Thaabith Mohamed, Director of Community
Thaabith is in his 2nd year of Computer Science at Ryerson University.
Allam Rushdi, Director of Community
Allam is in his 2nd year of Life Sciences at the University of Toronto.
Muhammed Ghouse, Director of Community
Muhammed is in his 2nd year of Accounting and Finance at Ryerson University.
Bilal Mohideen, Director of Discovery
Bilal is in his 3rd year of Molecular Biology and Genetics at McMaster University
Shafana Fairoos, Director of Discovery
Shafana is in her final year of Early Childhood Studies at Ryerson University.
Aaqilah Razie, Director of Media & PR
Aaqilah is in her 2nd year of Philosophy at Ryerson University.
Abdullah Izrar, Director of Media & PR
Abdullah is in his 1st year of Engineering at Ryerson University.
Board of Trustees
Ashfaque Nalim, Co-Founder and Trustee
Ashfaque is an Associate Director at a leading Global Advisory and Solutions Company. He is a Commissioner at Scouts Canada. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.
Rimzy Kuthubdeen, Co-Founder and Trustee
Rimzy is the Director of Finance and Admin at Ontario Tennis Association. He is an active volunteer in the community and a Founder member of Masjid Al Jannah. He is a Certified Professional Accountant.
Imtiaz Jaleel, Co-Founder and Trustee
Imtiaz is an Entrepreneur, Property Developer and Broker. He volunteers with multiple organizations. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK) and Member of Ontario Real Estate Association.
Rushdi Barakathullah, Trustee
Rushdi is the CFO and a Co-Founder of Rezgateway, a Travel Technology company. He is an active community worker. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a Chartered Management Accountant and Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (UK).
Ameera Rushdi, Trustee
Ameera is an Attorney-at-Law and a Notary Public. She is an Active volunteer at TDSB and the community. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law.
Shazana Nalim, Trustee
Shazana is an OCELT certified LINC /EAP instructor in continuous and higher education. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics and is a member of TESL Ontario and TESL Canada.
Althaf Abdeen, Youth Trustee
Althaf is a recent graduate from the University of Western Ontario.
Adeel Fareed, Youth Trustee
Adeel is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto.
Rehaab Rifdi, Youth Trustee
Rehaab just completed his Bachelor’s degree in Global Economics from the University of Western Ontario. He hopes to pursue a career combining his passions of global markets, finance, and technology.
Nabeel Rushdi, Youth Trustee
Nabeel is in his final year of Business Management at Ryerson University.
Sultan Salih, Youth Trustee
Sultan is in his final year of Life Sciences at the University of Toronto.