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Board of Directors

Waseem Baloch, Chairperson
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Mazhar Uddin
Dayton, NJ, USA

Irfan Baloch
Geneva, Switzerland

Adeel Ahmed
Dallas, TX, USA

Mohamed S. Shamsuddin
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Advisory Board

Zahid Yoosufani
Austin, TX, USA


Waseem Baloch, Chairperson - Worked as a Quality Control Engineer in the Aerospace and Defense and Telecommunications industries for over 15 years.  In 2001, he left his career to focus his energy on serving the poor by running Hidaya Foundation full time.  Currently he resides with his wife, 2 daughters, and son in Santa Clara, CA.

Mazhar Uddin, Member - Has worked as an Industrial Engineer in the field of Quality Management for over 30 years.  Currently resides with his daughter and 2 sons in Dayton, NJ.

Irfan Baloch, Member - Has served as a diplomat for the United Nations as part of Pakistan's Foreign Service for over 25 years.  Currently he serves as Director for Intellectual Property at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland where he resides with his wife and two sons.

Adeel Ahmed, Member - Has worked as an Electrical Engineer for Cisco Systems for over 12 years.  Currently he resides with his wife, daughter, and two sons in Richardson, TX.

Mohammad Shafik Shamsuddin, Member - Has worked as a Software Engineer at several major corporations in the US, and specializes in Software Security.  Currently resides with his 2 daughters and son in Santa Clara, CA.

Additionally, Zahid Yoosufani is a volunteer in an Advisor capacity. He is a Chemical& Mechanical Engineer who worked with IBM Corporation for nearly 30 years.  Currently he works for the University of Texas and resides with his wife, daughter and son in Austin, TX.


Management Team

Waseem Baloch, President
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Mazhar Uddin, Vice President
Dayton, NJ, USA

Tufail Memon, Secretary
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Mohamed S. Shamsuddin, Treasurer
Santa Clara, CA, USA

Aamir Malik, IT Team
San Jose, CA, USA


Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

Combined Federal Campaign

Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with FEIN 77-0502583. All cash and in-kind donations are tax deductible. Hidaya puts it’s best effort to utilize the funds donated for a specific project, sometimes circumstances dictate we use funds otherwise.