Salima Suswell

Salima Suswell

Government Relations Chair, CAIR-Philadelphia Executive Committee

In 2010, Salima founded Evolve Solutions, LLC., which is a consultancy firm specializing in Project Management, Government Relations, Public Relations, Community Engagement, and Event Production. Prior to establishing her own company, Salima worked as a Senior Litigation Specialist with the United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania and as a Senior Litigation Paralegal for several prestigious national law firms.

Salima remains actively involved in the political process within the Philadelphia – Delaware Valley region, contributing her expertise and talents to local political organizations and campaigns. Among Salima’s noteworthy contributions are the leadership and production of the Annual Philadelphia City Hall Iftar Dinner, held at the Mayor’s Reception Hall at City Hall; her efforts with the leadership team of the Philadelphia Eid Coalition, who worked successfully to obtain the recognition of the two Eid Holidays in Philadelphia Public Schools and various Charter schools; and served as Chair of the Muslim American Host Committee for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Salima also serves as the National Diversity Director for the Council for Advancement of Muslim Professionals. Salima started her work with CAMP in 2007, serving as an Advisory Board Member for the CAMP Philadelphia Chapter, in 2007 through 2010. Thereafter, Salima served as President of the CAMP Philadelphia Chapter, in 2010 through 2012.

Salima holds a degree from combined studies at Pierce College and Drexel University’s Lebow College of Business. Salima is currently studying Organizational Leadership and Development, at Saint Joseph’s University.