Sister Sawsan resides in Toronto, Canada, with her family. She is an accountant specializing in real estate with over 15 years of professional experience. She became involved with Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) in 2003, going from being a donor to becoming a dedicated volunteer and, later on, a board member. Sawsan has represented ZF in various conventions, such as the ISNA Convention in Chicago and the RIS Convention in Toronto. In March 2011, she completed a two-week mission to the Libyan border with the ZF team, participating in an emergency relief effort to assist the civilians suffering in the wake of the conflict in Libya. Sawsan Habali rejoined Zakat Foundation’s Board in 2016.