United Way of Long Island recently elected Dix Hills resident Humera Qazi to its Board of Directors. Humera is a managing director in KPMG’s Management Consulting practice, serving the Financial Services industry, specializing in business intelligence, data and information governance. Her current role is within the Firm’s Risk Management group, which is responsible for driving quality performance through the development of policies and procedures to effectively manage the risks associated with the services provided by the Firm.
Humera has over twenty years of experience in the accounting, finance, and technology fields, assisting clients improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their risk systems, data and management information systems, improve data quality and governance, and enhance reporting and analytics.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to expand my involvement with United Way of Long Island,” said Humera. “The organization and its Board of Directors have a reputation for bringing communities together and making a tremendous positive impact, and I look forward to playing a role in those accomplishments.”
“Humera has proven herself to be a valuable asset as part of our Allocations Committee, and as she takes on this new role as part of our Board of Directors we will be able to learn even more from her,” added Theresa A. Regnante, President and CEO of United Way of Long Island.
Humera is vocal advocate for women in the workplace. In addition to being the co-chair of KPMG’s Network of Women for Long Island, she leads a number of women’s initiatives for her Firm. Humera serves as the KPMG liaison for the Women’s Bond Club, taking a leading role in promoting KPMG’s presence and participation in the club. She also co-hosts the annual ATHENA Women’s Leadership awards on Long Island – serving as co-chair of the Nomination and Selection Committee. Humera spends time with KPMG’s rising female professionals, serving as mentor to a number of them through the firm’s mentoring program.
Apart from women’s initiatives, Humera serves on the board of directors for Miracle Corners of the World, an organization dedicated to empowering youth leadership in Africa. She is also serves on the Board of Trustees for Adelphi University, her alma mater. Additionally, she is an advisory board member for the Northport High School Academy of Finance Committee.