Maha ElGenaidi is the Founder and President of Islamic Networks Group (ING). She is a commissioner on Lt. Governor Cruz Bustamante's "Commission for One California", Commissioner on Santa Clara County Human Relations Commission, and Advisor to California's Commission on Police Officers Standards & Training (POST) for hate crimes and cultural diversity training, and former Co-chair and Vice-chair of the Bay Area Hate Crimes Investigators Association (BAHCIA). She is the recipient of numerous civil rights awards which include the 1999 Civil Rights Leadership Award from the California Association of Human Relations Organizations, the 2000 Human Relations Award from the Santa Clara County Human Relations office, and the 2002 "Citizen of the Year" Award from the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. Ms. ElGenaidi has spoken to hundreds of schools, churches, police departments, corporations and other public institutions, has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, and is author of seven training handbooks on outreach for American Muslims, as well as eight training modules for public institutions on "developing cultural competency with the American Muslim community". Ms. ElGenaidi is currently ING's CEO.