Najah Bazzy is well-known not only for her decades in critical care and transcultural nursing, but for her non-profit, Zaman International. The non-profit – which focuses on empowering marginalized women and children to break the cycle of poverty – has helped 2.87-million people in 20 countries since 2010.
Joining the Angela Hospice board in 2022, Najah’s connection to the Felician Sisters goes back years, Najah having earned her nursing degree from Madonna University. Najah also holds a Doctor of Humanities Honoris Causa degree from Oakland University.
The CEO of Diversity Specialists, Najah has received many accolades during her career, including being recognized as one of the top six Muslim female thought leaders by Global Woman Magazine in 2022, a 2019 Top Ten CNN Hero, one of Crain’s Detroit Business’s 100 Most Influential Women in 2021, Detroit News Michiganian of the Year, and she was inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame.