Our Mission

Pakistani American Community Center

Our mission is to promote Pakistani culture and serve the community.

We are dedicated to preserving our cultural heritage and bridging the gap between Pakistan and the Pakistani's in the Bay Area. We pass along our cultural heritage from one generation to the next and share our heritage through multiples events, lectures, presentations and classes throughout the year.
     
Please support the very first Pakistani American Community Center in California, located right here in Bay Area. Support us with your ideas, participation and donations. Thank you!

Management, Officers and Board of Trustees

M. Asghar Aboobaker

M. Asghar Aboobaker, Co-Founder, Chairperson: Mr. Aboobaker has worked in high tech industry for more than 30 years as a business manager as well as engineering manager at companies like Intel Corporation. Currently he is the managing director of a venture fund, K2 Ventures. He has also run businesses as CEO and is on board of startups. He has been on board of directors of more than 3 non-profit organizations in last 20 years. Asghar has Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA and BSEE from NED in Karachi.

Rabia Adil

Rabia Adil, President, Trustee: Mrs. Adil is an entrepreneur and a talented artist whose work has been showcased at multiple places including HGTV. Rabia has organized and managed numerous events of varying types across the Bay Area over the last decade. Rabia has previously worked as a school teacher teaching Fine Arts as well as a Graphic Designer at Intuit. She also owns and runs a home staging business by the name of Bay Area Stagers. It was her passion for organizing cultural events for children that initially led her to partner with PACC.  Her primary focus at PACC is to develop programs and events for children, youth and women.  Rabia has a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from CB College, Rawalpindi.

Faisal Jeddy

Faisal Jeddy, Trustee:  Faisal is a Partner with BDO USA, LLP where he is focused on providing assurance and advisory services to public and private companies. BDO is one of the largest accounting firms in the world. Within USA, BDO serves clients through 64 offices and over 400+ independent alliance firm locations nationwide. BDO International is a global network of 1,408 offices in 150+ countries.
Prior to BDO, Faisal was previously a Partner with SOAProjects where he was the practice leader of the technical accounting group and led the team which assisted clients in solving complex accounting matters as well as  preparing them for initial public offerings and M&A transactions. Prior to this, Faisal was an Audit Partner at BDO Seidman, LLP. Earlier in his career, Faisal worked for eight years at PricewaterhouseCoopers — providing audit and consulting services for clients in Singapore, Pakistan and Guam.
Faisal is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in California, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Pakistan, a member of AICPA and a member of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from University of the Punjab in Lahore.
   

Farrukh Shah Khan

Farrukh Shah Khan, Co-Founder,Trustee, Corporate Secretary: Mr. Khan has worked in high tech industry for more than 17 years. Currently he is the executive producer of WBT-TV covering Silicon Valley business and technology scene for CH-15. He is also the Media Director for VC~PE Roundtable and media technology consultant for Izzaan, Inc. He has been on various committees for non-profit organization. Farrukh has Masters of Science degree in Computer Science from University of Rhode Island and BS from Rutgers University, N.J.

Muneeba Zeeshan

Muneeba Zeeshan, Board member, Trustee Mrs. Zeeshan has earned her degree in Computer Engineering and worked for several years in the Technologie Industry as Senior Network Engineer for high tech companies like Juniper Networks and Brocade. Born to a Radio Broadcaster/Poet father, Mrs. Zeeshan developed an early interest in Language, Arts and community involvement. She is also a passionate blogger and Author of Childrens books. She loves to promote her love for the Urdu language by constantly being involved with the Urdu Academy of North America. She is an Art Enthusiast and has been showcasing her talent as an Artist exhibiting her Art pieces at several Art auctions and exhibitions including Calligraphic Art for the Islamic Art Exhibit. Her works has been showcased and sold at local public libraries and also at Synagogues and churches, as part of a strong interfaith effort. She strongly beleives in giving back her time and efforts to building a stronger and better community. Over the years she has dedicated major portions of her time to volunteering and being strategically engaged with many philanthropic organizations supporting important issues, some of them being education for underpreveled Children, local and International Orphanges, food drives for local shelter and so on. Mrs. Zeeshan has been working closely with PACC President Mrs. Rabia Adil and with the PACC team, in continuing to make PACC a strong community organization in the Bay Area.

Syed Zafar Mohsin

Syed Zafar Mohsin, Trustee: Mr. Mohsin works as a full time Mechanical Engineer in a multi-national high tech company in San Jose, CA. He earned his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Evansville, IN. He has served as a Commissioner in Milpitas Community Advisory Commission. He was awarded, ” Citizen of the Year”, for Milpitas in 2005 and he also received, “Human Relations Award”, a California state award for his community work. Mr. Mohsin advises PACC board of Trustees on governmental matters and media relations.

Dr. Waheed Siddiqee

Dr. Waheed Siddiqee, Trustee: Dr. Siddiqee has worked in high tech industry for more than forty years. Currently he is a teacher in a Sunnyvale high school. He has been involved in numerous non-profit organizations as a founder, officer or trustee. Dr. Siddiqee has PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of Minnesota.

Vilayet Bahadur   

Ali Azhar Shah
   

Amjad Noorani

Amjad Noorani, Advisor to the Board: Mr. Noorani is a retired Physical Therapist and Safety Consultant. Graduated, University of Karachi, College of Physiotherapy, 1970. He has served on boards and committees of professional organizations at state and local levels. He is currently contributing to projects/activities of the Pakistani-American community and supports education for the underprivileged and education reform in Pakistan. He serves on the Advisory Council of The Citizens Foundation, USA (TCF-USA) and also as Secretary of the International Coalition for Education Reform in Pakistan (ICERP

Noreen Tariq

Noreen Tariq, Advisor to the Board: Mrs. Tariq is a former children educator, a current event manager, and an art enthusiast. She has 15 years of experience in educating children and has been involved in the management as an Assistant Director. She has also presented workshops/ training seminars on childhood education and development of literacy through art. Given her strong background in art and design, Mrs. Tariq now operates her own company, Aesthetika, offering event management and design services. She has helped coordinate, decorate and manage various charitable events and community functions in the bay area. Mrs. Tariq, has completed Teacher/ Director certification program from Ohlone college in Fremont, CA. and is a graduate in Textile Design from National college of Arts, Lahore.