Razin arab

Regional director

Razin is the MIST Seattle Regional Director for this year. she competed in MIST all throughout high school, volunteered through college, went on to become Competitions Chair in Nashville, Tennessee and eventually ended up in the position she is in. Razin has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Houston. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, surfing the web, and spending time with her family.

syed faisal


Syed Faisal has been working in finance and budgeting at the University of Washington after his previous experience in India. He is currently pursuing a Masters degree in the Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Washington. For the past six years he has been involved in actively establishing Muslim communities specifically with university students while improving local mosques. His dedication to helping Muslim youth and aptitude for numbers makes him an excellent addition to the team.

moumin gani


Moumin Gani is the Marketing Chair for MIST Seattle this year. He is a current sophomore at the University of Washington pursuing a double major in Economics and Political Science. Moumin has a solid background in social media management and marketing, and has a passion for supporting youth. Moumin is excited to be a part of the MIST experience in Seattle this year.

adam alayli


Adam is a prospective Computer Science/Bioengineering major at the University of Washington who hopes to continue on to medical school. He joined MIST because he wants to give back to his community. In his free time he likes to play basketball, do research, and hone his ping pong skills.

maysoon musbah


Maysoon is from the Bay Area, born and raised. When Maysoon was in high school, she played field hockey and was on the MSA board. (It's safe to say that she is very familiar with some friendly competition). Maysoon is excited to be a part of the MIST Seattle legacy, a legacy that will instill leadership and faith in the youth of this Evergreen state.  "Let the games begin and may your Qadar be ever in your favor!"



Rafia is currently studying Computer Science at the University of Washington. In her free time, she enjoys baking, doing henna, and spending time with her family and friends. Having participated in the very first year of MIST Seattle, she is excited to help make MIST a great experience for everyone!

sakib shaikh

security & Volunteers

Sakib is from Los Angeles and is currently in Seattle working for Adobe as a software engineer. Sakib has a Bachelors & Masters in Computer Science from UCLA. He's a big fan of The Legend of Zelda and is a League of Legends addict.


abdulmalik dredar


Abdulmalik is from Stockton, California and emigrated to Seattle to finish his last year of postgraduate training. He has participated in high school speech and debate and has since coached youth sports (basketball, soccer). When Abdulmalik heard about MIST, he couldn't turn down the opportunity. He's excited to be Awards Chair and to have the privilege to spread joy to all the lucky competitors.

aamir jawaid


Aamir has been in the Seattle area for the past 4 years, working at Microsoft as a Software Developer. He graduated from the University of Waterloo with a degree in Electrical Engineering. He loves to powerlift, watch basketball, tinker, and learn new things in his spare time. He also enjoys food, which makes him highly qualified to be your catering director.