He has been working in the non-profit sector with the worldwide Islamic charity leader in alleviating poverty, Islamic Relief USA for over 13+ years where he is currently the National Manager for Major Gifts.
During his college years he was one of the founders of the NJ MSA Unity project that is held annually amongst the Muslim student associations across the universities statewide.
Waleed likes to keep himself busy by keeping involved in socially active projects on a regular basis. Some of the organizations he is involved in are; Founder/Planning committee for the future of the 1st Muslim Youth Community Center in NJ and help organize Muslim Youth Sports Programs in NJ and NY. The Future Muslim version of the YMCA.
In 2019 alone he helped in supporting & developing initiatives such as:
*Muppies Dallas chapter, International Muslim professional network
*Cars & Chai Dallas chapter, brotherhood through the love of cars
*FURSA – A Halal (Ethical) FinTech company offering Islamic Financing and Halal investment opportunities to all.
*MECCA DIGITAL – A faith based networking app that helps empower Muslim businesses, organizations and mosques while strengthening the Muslim identity. Mecca Digital was built for the sole purpose of adding value to the Muslim community while facilitating connectivity and networking based on givers and seekers of knowledge by making it easy for Muslims uplift one another.
If there is a cause that promotes, humanitarian, social service, networking or advancement of the Muslim Youth, it is likely that Waleed is involved.
In August 2013, he was invited to be a panelist at the 6th annual UN World Youth Assembly in NY, which invites the top youth leaders in over 100 countries worldwide. He served as a National Rep for Feed Their Legacy USA.
He has been an honored guest speaker at some of the most respected institutes in America; Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, UPenn, UConn, Yale, NYU, and SMU.
And lastly, for the past 10yrs, he has assisted thousands of Muslims across the world on an annual basis in performing the once in a lifetime journey of Hajj(Pilgrimage) & Umrah.