VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH

“Nadia Hassen”

Nadia Hassen is an active IIOC social committee member who is heavily engaged in our community. She is a stage designer and received her masters in Health this year. She is married with 3 daughters, 2 of whom are a part of the Girl Scouts program at Islamic Institute of Orange County. Nadia started the Girl Scouts program, with the help of Shereen El Husaini in 2013, and now has 6 leaders and 28 girls. Nadia was passionate about starting the Girl Scouts program in the masjid so that she could empower our young girls and set them up as future leaders. She wanted the girls to be active in their community, and at the same time, learn to be good Muslims. Nadia is an asset to Islamic Institute of Orange County and she is always thinking of ways to help the community either through educational information or government services.