Center for Arab American Philanthropy (CAAP) Staff


Maha Freij

Director 

Maha leads all CAAP fundraising and major gifts efforts, and oversees the strategic growth of CAAP. In her free time, Maha loves gardening.

Quote from Maha: “We can change the world by intentionality for good.”


Katherine Hayek Asuncion

Donor Services and Program Officer

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

Quote from Katy: “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.

Quote from Jamie: “We can change the world by giving young people the tools they need to become leaders in their communities.”


Marwa Harp

Program Generalist 

Marwa leads the TGI program and works on youth engagement tasks and collaborations, including administering CAAP’s various scholarship funds. In her free time, Marwa loves to explore new places and indulge in their coffee.

Quote from Marwa: “We can change the world by listening more carefully to our youth.”