Hiyam Zayed Wakeem

Hiyam Zayed Wakeem, Vice President

Hiyam Zayed Wakeem is the current executive board Vice President of National Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (NAAAEA).

Hiyam is a Mechanical Engineer with a Master of Engineering Science (PSU) and MBA in Marketing (York College of PA). She worked for electronics manufacturers in the capacity of product engineering and product management. Currently, she is the Americas Product Line Manager for Industrial Connectivity solutions at Belden Inc.

Hiyam joined the capital chapter of AAAEA in 2010. She played an essential role in creating the scholarship program. Hiyam served in the capital area chapter as the education committee chair, activities committee chair, and executive board vice president. In November 2012, Hiyam was elected to serve in the capacity of vice president of the national executive board.

Hiyam’s objective is to connect Arab American professionals on the local and national levels to optimize services and possibilities for the association’s members.