MIST BOSTON 2018 DREAMTEAM
Wadea Sakhta, Regional Director
Wadea is a fresh out of college graduate from Wentworth Institute of Technology and is currently working at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. She loves to play pickup soccer games.
"This is my second year on the executive board and my seventh year with the MIST Boston family. I love being a part of this amazing organization because I want to give back to the community that made me who I am today and for the strong bonds that I formed over the years. Can't wait to meet you all and see everyone's amazing talents that will be shown to our lovely judges!"
Salwa Elkatta, Judges Chair
Salwa has been on the MIST E-Board as part of the competitions committee for 3 years. She is a senior at Umass Boston studying international business, with hopes of working in the field of fashion when she graduates. When she is not drowning in school work, she likes to travel, volunteer, be silly, and enjoy the company of her friends and family.
"I love doing MIST because all of the friendships and bonds created amongst everyone, and the smiles on everyone's faces are absolutely priceless!
Lina Ali, Fundraising Committee
While not doing MIST, Lina is a henna tattoo artist.
"Helping others is what makes me happy! Working with the E-board, I believe I can make a difference that will leave me and everyone else smiling at the end of the day.
Ayonna Zakee, Assistant Director and Finance Chair
Ayonna has been doing MIST for the past three years. She graduated from Suffolk University in 2013 with a Bachelor's in accounting and legal studies, and graduated again in 2014 with a MS in accounting. She is now currently working full time. In her free time, she hangs out with friends and family, and loves to shop!
"I love organizing MIST because it gives the students a platform to express themselves, and helps them tap into their limitless potential. Also, seeing the smiles on the competitors faces during the Award's ceremony makes our hard work as organizers worth it."
Wafaa Satti, MIST Got Talent/Awards Committee
My name is Wafaa Satti I am a Business management major with a focus in marketing at UMB. In her free time she likes to cook, watch Ted talks/act like she's giving them. Also, she is very passionate about the environment!!!!
"I competed in MIST all 4yrs of high school and I joined the E-Board bc MIST has always been such a big part of my high school experience, and I wanted an opportunity to be more involved with the Muslim youth."
Nouran Shehata, Marketing Chair
My name is Nouran Shehata, I'm a Finance graduate of the Rutgers Business School from good ol' Jersey. I currently work at Optum as a Systems Analyst in an effort to positively disrupt the healthcare space. In my spare time I like to write, shoot, edit films and perform stand-up comedy. You should also know I'm very loud, so you will probably hear me before you see me.
"Volunteered for MIST NJ and MIST Philly. Been hooked ever since."