Syed M. Hassan is the public affairs specialist at Islamic Relief USA, a nonprofit humanitarian and advocacy organization that fights poverty, hunger, and homelessness, among other social ills in more than 40 nations around the world. He has been with the organization since 2017. A former reporter, Mr. Hassan's goal for the organization is to show Muslims and the organization in a positive and productive light. In addition to disaster relief, Mr. Hassan has worked to help the organization gain notice in other areas related to humanitarian aid and social justice. They include food security, gender justice, clean water, and greater focus on helping vulnerable populations. Mr. Hassan's interests include current events, religious studies, and watching baseball and football. His favorite teams are the New York Mets and the Chicago Bears.