Simin Syed (Executive Committee) was born in Lucknow, India and migrated to the United States with her family at the age of 5. She grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. She holds her B.A. in Psychology and Political Science and a J.D. degree from the University of Kentucky. Simin has maintained an immigration law practice in Manhattan since 1993. She specializes in the area of professional immigration.
Simin and her husband, Sajid have been heavily involved in interfaith activities through their local mosque.