A Hoosier by choice, Hiba Alalami is currently the Executive Director of Indiana Muslim Advocacy Network. In this role, she is responsible for amplifying the political voice of Indiana Muslims and advancing the organization’s policy positions at the state level. She partners with local organizations to advocate for state policies that call for a more inclusive and equitable Indiana. She also leads voter engagement campaigns to mobilize Muslim voters and ensure their participation in every election cycle.
Prior to this role, she worked with Islamic Society of North America, where she led a number of fundraising initiatives that analysed donors’ behavior and matched their giving to their philanthropic needs. In collaboration with Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, she orchestrated launching a program that builds national Muslim nonprofit organizations’ capacity and empowers their staff members with knowledge of the best practices in the nonprofit sector.
In the community, she co-founded Muslim Women Giving 100, a giving circle for Muslim women who leverage their charitable traditions to build bridges that strengthen the Greater Indianapolis community. She also serves on the board of directors of Fair Housing Center of Central Indiana.
Hiba graduated from University of Jordan and received a graduate degree in Nonprofit Management and a graduate certificate in Public Management from IUPUI School of Public and Environmental Affairs. She lives in Carmel with her husband, Mohammad Alhaddad, and three children Ali, Sarah and Adam.