Major Gifts Officer

Ahmed Ali (he/him/his) is the Major Gifts Officer at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Ahmed is a fundraiser and nonprofit strategist with over ten years of experience working in philanthropy and the fundraising industry.

Ahmed was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq, and at the age of 20 had to flee his country because of persecution by religious groups. Ahmed settled in the U.S in 2007, and shortly after started studying political science and international relations at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Additionally, Ahmed recently finished his master’s degree in nonprofits and associations management from the University of Maryland.

Prior to AU, Ahmed worked for multiple nonprofits, such as the Boy Scouts of America, Whitman-Walker Health, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and most recently at Children’s Hospital Foundation.