EACS is supported by a committed board.

Mohamed Ahmed: Board Chair

Mohamed's HeadshotMohamed is a Seattle resident who has a passion for youth education with a commitment to giving back to the community. He balances his time at East African Community Services with a key position at T-Mobile as a Technical Support Engineer for the Converged Messaging team. Mohamed received his a M.B.A. from University of Phoenix and a B.S. in Math/Statistics from the University of Washington. he has been involved with the East African community in Seattle for the past 15 years and a board member since 2013.


Hanna Barket: Secretary

Hanna's PictureHanna is a Host/Development Coordinator for SOMTV and maintains a strong connection with community organizations. She received her B.A. in Communications and Political Science from  University of Washington.




Omar Ibrahim: Treasurer

FullSizeRender (2)Omar juggles a hectic schedule between working at Boeing as a Business Analyst and dedicating time to the East African community. Omar enjoys learning and sharing new things and has recently decided to incorporate more traveling into his life. Omar received his B.A. in Finance from University of Washington.


Fahima Mohamed: Board Member

fahimas pictureFahima’s passion and expertise is to empower underrepresented and disadvantaged youth through education and building opportunities that provide experiences in the pursuit of higher education. Her goals are to influence the education system by employing her professional and academic background to advise, counsel, advocate, and mentor, while creating access and opportunities. Currently, she is an Academic Counselor with City of Seattle Human services Department. Fahima received a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Washington and ME.d in Educational Leadership and policy Studies from Pennsylvania State University.

Hadis Ali: Board Member

hadisHadis is a Senior Staff Accountant at Deloitte & Touche, where he is also the President of the Black Employee Network. Through the network, he leads a diversity initiative within the company. Hadis has a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Information system from the University of Washington’s Michael G. Foster School of Business. He is a champion of diversity and has been an active member within the local Somali community in their efforts to encourage and inspire Somali students to complete their education.