Hend Al-Kharashi has been a parent of Sunrise Academy for 14 years. She has two daughters who graduated with honors from Sunrise, two sons who currently attend Sunrise and a toddler and infant who will be future Sunrisers, insha'Allah. Sr. Hend has always been an active advocate and volunteer of the school and joined the School Board in 2014. Sr. Hend holds a bachelors degree in Nutrition as well as Early Childhood Development and a Masters in Public Health. She has served on the CAIR-Columbus board for five years and continues to support our community's Muslim organizations and Masajid. Recently, Sr. Hend founded 'Taawin' with her husband Waleed, which is a sadaqa jariya program that helps send Muslims to perform their Hajj pilgrimage.