Staff Members
Maisha Hoque
Maisha Hoque
Associate, Chapter Strategy & Program Development (She/They)

As a Chapters Associate, Maisha is the first line of communication between ASID HQ and its vast Professional Chapters Network. Under the leadership of the Director of Chapter Strategy & Program Development, Maisha facilitates dialogues on leadership governance and strategy for Chapter Boards. They also work closely with Chapter Administrators to ensure operational compliance to create an environment of belonging for all ASID members.

In their previous role, Maisha served as the Membership Specialist for National Quality Forum, where they developed and executed large-scale recruitment campaigns. They also spearheaded established actionable goals as a founding member of the DEI Staff Council at the National Quality Forum (NQF.) With a strong passion for diversity, equity, and inclusion, Maisha actively advocates for these principles both within associations and the communities they serve. As a first-generation immigrant, they deeply understand the importance of creating inclusive spaces and equitable opportunities for all. Maisha extends their impact by serving as the Vice-Chair for the Asian and Pacific Alumni Network at the American University. Additionally, Maisha serves as a DEI Director for Sigma Delta Tau, to address DEI efforts for collegiate sorority chapters nationwide.

5 Things you didn’t know about Maisha:

  1. They are ambidextrous.
  2. They are obsessed with art museums.
  3. They have a cat named Mango!
  4. They love learning about different cultures and languages.
  5. They did a work-study at an organic tea farm that ignited their passion for environmental conservation.