Director of Training and Instructional Design
Sadiya Abjani is the Director of Training and Instructional Design as well as a queer Muslim activist. She received her Bachelors in Islamic Studies and English from the University of Texas at Austin, where she spent time learning curriculum development and gaining expertise in training development and delivery. Previously, Sadiya worked as the Corporate Training Coordinator at the Equal Rights Center, where she delivered trainings on Fair Housing, Disability Rights, and Sensitivity and Diversity. She has done extensive work within the elder community, including developing and executing a large project surveying the South Asian elder community to isolate signs of depression. Sadiya has just under 10 years of public speaking experience, and has presented in front of crowds as small as 3 people and as large as 4,000. Sadiya prides herself on delivering information in a fun and interactive way, and consistently receives high scores from participants in internal and external evaluations and feedback forms.