Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) Staff

Maha Freij

ACCESS Deputy Executive Director & CFO

Maha provides strategic guidance for the CAAP program. In her free time, Maha loves gardening.

We can change the world by intentionality for good.

Katherine Hayek Asuncion

Donor Services and Program Officer

Katy oversees the operations of the CAAP program, and is responsible for administering CAAP grantmaking and donor outreach. In her free time Katy enjoys horseback riding.

We can change the world by never underestimating the power of small acts of kindness.

Jamie Kim

Program Consultant

Jamie helps guide CAAP’s programmatic and development strategy. In her free time, Jamie likes to read and spend time with her kids.

We can change the world by giving young people the tools they need to become leaders in their communities.

Chelsea Liddy


Chelsea coordinates all CAAP events, works to grow giving circles, and oversees CAAP’s youth philanthropy program: TGI. In her free time, Chelsea likes to read, spend time with her partner, and travel.

We can change the world by working to ensure that life is a little fairer for everyone.

Dillon Fuad Odeh

Program Generalist

Dillon helps to process donor advised fund grants, acts as community manager for CAAP’s digital communications, and is an advisor to the TGI program. In his free time, Dillon is a talented debke performer and artist.

We can change the world by coming together and sharing our generosity and kindness with those in need.

Aysha Jamali

Aysha provides communications and public relations support to the CAAP team. In her free time, Aysha loves exploring her home – the beautiful state of Michigan, whether it’s the beaches, diverse cities, or scenic trails.

We can change the world by becoming better listeners and bringing empathy back into our vocabulary.