CAIR-Austin Welcomes Maira Sheikh as Executive Director

The Austin, Texas chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-Austin) today welcomed its new executive director, Maira Sheikh. Sheikh previously worked as a research fellow with a think tank focused on international law and human rights. After completing her Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2012, Sheikh worked in Pakistan for five years to draft laws, policies and publications with domestic and multinational stakeholders that further improved the state’s compliance with its responsibilities under various international...