Founder of the World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists and the Global Donors Forum
He is a renowned social innovator and philanthropist. Since his career switch from surgery to philanthropy in 1997, Dr. Cheema has had an unusually diverse career as a senior executive, advisor, and a non-executive director, in both nonprofit and corporate sectors. During the course of his career, he has put his mark on a number of social initiatives, managed medium to large grant programs, and worked closely with world leaders, grantmaking foundations, and businesses to design strategic giving and investing models.
In recent years, his trend-setting efforts towards institutionalizing Muslim Philanthropy worldwide has earned international acclaim. Dr. Cheema ranked for several years amongst the 500 Most Influential Muslims impacting the world today.
Founder / Co-founder
Global Donors Forum
Academy of Philanthropy
US National Network of Diaspora Giving
World Congress of Muslim Philanthropists
Social Action Consortium
Pakistan Philanthropy Forum
Medical Tourism Association of Pakistan
Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education (PAGE)
Momina Cheema Foundation
Kashmir Education Foundation
Doctors Worldwide Trust Hospital
Pakistan Children Heart Foundation