Muppies is introducing the world’s largest Muslim leadership development conference on September 21, 2019, in Chicago.

Muppies is pleased to announce Dr. Dilara Sayeed as a speaker for this year’s conference:

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Dr. Dilara Sayeed

Board President, IL Muslim Civic Coalition


Educator | Founder & CEO, | Entrepreneur | Civic/Political Influencer

From Head Start to Harvard, Dr. Dilara Sayeed has dedicated her life to creating equity and empowerment for all. She has served as an award-winning teacher, a nonprofit executive, and an entrepreneur, founding, an online peer mentoring platform that creates mentorship opportunities for people globally.

Never one to shy away from a challenge, Dr. Dilara ran for the Illinois State Legislature and came in second of four candidates in a historic race. She continues to lead in this space, serving on the City of Chicago Census Complete Count Committee, the IADO Board, the Women’s March Chicago Board, and as President of the Board of the Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition.