Hafsa Mustafa - board Member

Hafsa Mustafa is an experienced researcher, monitoring & evaluation expert, and a fundraiser with more than a decade of experience working with nonprofits, foundations, and corporations in the U.S. and South Asia.  She serves as an Adjunct Faculty Member at University of San Francisco’s School of Management; Teaching Program Evaluation and Nonprofit Management as part of the Masters in Nonprofit Administration (MNA) program. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, she works as a senior independent consultant supporting local and international nonprofits in making data-driven decisions to inform program effectiveness, long-term organizational strategy, fundraising, and measure program impact. Ms. Mustafa holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago with a focus on Public Policy and Program Evaluation. She attained her Bachelors with Honors in Economics from the Lahore University of Management Sciences.  

Before this, Ms. Mustafa worked at a Research Firm in Chicago for five years, first as a Project Manager and later as a Project Director overseeing a portfolio of 50+ clients and spearheading 80+ research studies across healthcare, education, technology, and business. Her major development projects and publications include: co-establishing monitoring and evaluation systems at Marie Stopes International (Pakistan) for the Buffet Foundation National Expansion Project; conducting qualitative and quantitative field research for RISEPAK - an award-winning tech4development project by John Hopkins University and the World Bank on informing earthquake relief work; leading a qualitative study for the Kennedy School at Harvard University on the Ritual of Hajj; and interviewed first generation Sub-Sahara Africans living in Chicago to study health, education and domestic violence incidences as part of a University of Illinois research project. 

She volunteers her time serving on the boards of several organizations including; Board member of UChicago Bay Area Alumni Association, Board of Director of Collaborative Enterprise Exchange (Non-Profit), and works on projects for the American Pakistan Foundation. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, hiking, running and exploring local art exhibitions.