MEET Our Board
Founder and President
Nadia Niazi is the founder and President of Unify Women. She is a Canadian-American, an optimist, humanitarian and entrepreneur. After almost a decade as a business owner, she was driven to do something with the knowledge she had acquired running an online eCommerce store. She founded Unify Women by donating her store Estyleo. She co-developed Unify Women's sustainable business programs, a creative year-long program designed to help women in crisis learn basic skills, wellness, and vocational training to become entrepreneurs. Nadia is a strong advocate for women's rights and equality and has made it her lifelong mission to empower women.
Treasurer/Director of Sustainable Aid
Jihan El-Saouda is a lawyer for Porter-Scott Attorneys in Sacramento, CA. She is fluent in Arabic, Spanish and French. She received her M.A. in International law from Australian National University. From a very young age, Jihan was always passionate about women's empowerment and derives a great pleasure from challenging stereotypes. She is a firm believer that women's independence and autonomy can only be achieved through a support system that truly believes in their advancement. She finds humbling gratitude in being part of a powerful group of women that want to change lives and give hope to women around the world.
Secretary/Director of Health & Wellness
Dutima Batra, M.D is a board-certified Family Medicine Physician and practices Women's Health in Roseville, California. She is fluent in Medical Spanish and completed training in both culturally competent care as well as building self-resilience. Dr. Batra obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Women's Studies and Medical Degree from the School of Medicine in Madison, Wisconsin, and completed her Family Medicine residency in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She is energized to join Unify Women and hopes to not only contribute her skills and knowledge but to learn and grow from a dedicated team of women seeking to positively impact the lives of others.