Hafsa Mustafa - Nonprofit Administration Faculty

Hafsa Mustafa

Adjunct Professor


Hafsa Mustafa has more than 10 years of experience working with nonprofits, foundations and corporations internationally and in the United States. Her expertise lies in program evaluation, monitoring evaluation, research methods, fundraising, organizational behavior, and strategy consulting. She has worked and and led over one-hundred quantitative and qualitative research projects in a variety of fields including education, health care, mental health, retail, pharmaceuticals and financial services.

Ms. Mustafa is currently working as an independent consultant with global and local nonprofits and foundations. In the past, she worked as a Project Director at a Chicago research firm where she led local, national and international research studies. Some of her key projects include; developing a needs assessment for World Bank-John Hopkins Disaster Relief Project, designing a qualitative study to assess the impact of the ritual of Hajj at the Kennedy School of Harvard University, conducting a program evaluation survey for Reach Out (mental health nonprofit), and establishing a monitoring and evaluation system at Marie Stopes International (Buffet Foundation Project). She also has served on the board of multiple local nonprofits.


  • M.A., Social Science, Public Policy & Program Evaluation, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2010