Our mission is to be the unifying federation of Islamic organizations of greater Chicagoland, the leading advocate of Muslim community interests and a catalyst for enriching American society.


Sahira Sadiq

Sahira Sadiq

Board of Director

Sahira Sadiq has had the honor of serving multiple nonprofits in her 35 years of community work. Respected as a credible voice who offers both traditional and innovative solutions, she has earned a seat at the table wherever she has served.

She has served as part of the Board of the Oak Brook School District 53 Leadership Team, Illinois Governor’s Muslim Advisory Council, Islamic Foundation Board of Trustees (2009-2018 – serving last in the capacity of Weekend School Chairwoman), DuPage United Leader, CIOGC HR since 2008, twice on the CIOGC Executive Board, and strives to learn, contribute, and lead in all responsibilities entrusted to her to the best of her ability.

Due to her professional experience, she intuitively sees the threads of opportunity that wind through across departments/organizations and brings them together into a coherent whole, helps others extend their thinking, and drives focus to goals.  Her vision for CIOGC through this term is to help re-evaluate the evolving needs of member organizations and form stronger, empowered committees filled with stakeholders who can strive to meet the challenges of the greater Chicagoland Muslim community.