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Muslim Achievers

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Assalamu’ alaikum.

Following are the Muslim Achiever winners of 2022:

Muslim Achievers List and Bios 

Muslim Achievers are people who have excelled in their respective fields and have achieved great success and/or been recognized for their excellence. 

The Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) will recognize Muslim Achievers at its 2022 Annual Community Dinner on November 19, 2022.

Selection Process

Muslim individuals are recognized as achievers based upon their outstanding success and contribution in the fields of sports, sciences, medicine, engineering, academia,  journalism, Law & law enforcement, finance/business and entrepreneurship among other professions.

Number of awards will vary from one to a maximum of three based upon the meritorious achievements of the candidates.

The Muslim Achievers Committee of CIOGC evaluates nominees based upon its research and experience. CIOGC holds the rights of final decision.

Nomination Criteria

Preference is given to Chicagoland achievers. Nominees outside the Greater Chicago area will be considered if their accomplishments are of National prominence. 

Nominations are not accepted from fields that are haram in nature, for example gambling, alcohol, smuggling, pornography etc. and the nominee must not hold views offensive to Fundamental beliefs in Islam.

Please provide thorough information about the nominee by providing a BIO, CV, supporting citations, certificates, and a recommendation letter. Committee will accept well-prepared audio, and video information about the nominee, and submission of this information is encouraged.

To nominate, fill the form below or email achievers@ciogc.org

Submissions are closed for 2022.

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