Member, CAIR-Philadelphia Advisory Board
Rabiya was born in London, England and moved to the U.S. in 1989 with her family. She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her son, Hamzah and their two cats.
Rabiya is the Marketing and Communications Manager for the York Academy Regional Charter School.
She has served her community on the Board of Directors for Creative York, a non-profit dedicated to providing and promoting arts education to at-risk, inner city youth.
She currently serves on her local YWCA’s Racial Justice Committee, and hosts “Meet A Muslim American” (MAMA) at The Race Against Racism each year in April.
Rabiya founded the Solidarity Society of South Central PA in 2015 to promote peaceful dialogue and to help eliminate prejudice and fear in her community. She is frequently invited to speak at interfaith events to dispel myths and misinformation about Islam and Muslims.
In her free time, Rabiya likes to spend time with family and enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. She is also an animal lover and doesn’t mind being called a cat lady!