Sofia Sheikh serves as the Executive Director of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Association. Sofia has developed her professional expertise in financial services and various charitable and voluntary roles before transitioning to nonprofit support. Sofia’s leadership style is based on the philosophy of community service and diversity. She has proven success with leading boards and people through change and overcoming challenges while remaining mission focused. She has worked diligently with various communities, religious and ethnic organizations to coordinate community service initiatives and bring leaders and financial contributions together.
In addition to APAHA, she currently serves as Board President for the Lone Star Exchange Club, Grievance Committee Member for the State Bar of Texas, on the FBC Judge’s Community Engagement Committee, and as the LID 11 Director. Sofia holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature with a minor in History and Geography from the University of Karachi, Pakistan. As a first-generation Pakistani American, she lives with her husband, Nadeem, in Sugar Land and they are proud parents to three children.