Member, CAIR-Philadelphia Executive Committee
Margarita (Miriam) Abuawadeh was born and raised in New Jersey to Puerto Rican parents. For nine years she served her community as an LPN at Cooper Hospital University Medical Center.
In 1995 she became a resident of Philadelphia. She is currently a Bilingual Counselor Assistant with the School District of Philadelphia Dept. of Multilingual Family Support. In her 21 years as a resident of Philadelphia, she has been consulted and worked with numerous Masjids on Youth Programs.
She works with several interfaith coalitions and is passionate about immigrants rights, education, and preparing our youth and communities for future leadership.