Shakila T. Ahmad is the first female president of the board of the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati. She spearheaded the creation of an educational DVD, guided tours, and ran a speakers bureau for the Center to increase understanding of Islam, the Muslim community, and mosques in the United States. She is active in interfaith relations and racial justice, and has partnered with AJC locally. She also serves on numerous regional and national civic and community boards. In addition to the Islamic Center, Shakila also seeks to further interfaith and intercultural education and understanding through her involvement with United Way of Greater Cincinnati, University of Cincinnati Foundation, and Xavier University President’s advisory boards.
Shakila earned her BS in Mathematics with a minor in Information Systems from the University of Cincinnati.