Nihal Sener Maten

Co- Founder

Nihal Sener Maten has significantly impacted as a co-founder at Zamzam Foundation. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Dietetics along with an internship at NIU to become a Registered Dietitian. Additionally, she is working towards a graduate certificate in eating disorders and obesity and completed an outpatient breastfeeding champion certificate. As a mother of three daughters, Nihal exemplifies the dedication and passion she brings to her professional and personal roles.

By equipping herself with the knowledge and skills necessary to guide and educate others, Nihal aims to empower women and ensure their babies’ well-being through breastfeeding.

Outside her academic pursuits, Nihal’s role as a co-founder at Zamzam Foundation highlights her visionary leadership and commitment to philanthropy. She has played an integral part in establishing and shaping the foundation’s mission, strategies, and programs with her fellow co-founders. With a deep understanding of the challenges faced by marginalized communities, Nihal strives to create sustainable solutions and initiatives that positively impact the lives of those in need.

Despite her numerous responsibilities, Nihal’s role as a mother of three daughters remains a priority. Balancing her studies, professional pursuits, and personal life showcases her exceptional time management skills and resilience. Nihal’s dedication to her children exemplifies her commitment to fostering a loving and nurturing environment for their growth and well-being.

Nihal’s multifaceted journey showcases her passion for improving lives through nutrition, healthcare, and philanthropy. Through her academic pursuits, commitment to Zamzam Foundation, and dedication to her role as a mother, she is a shining example of resilience, compassion, and leadership. Nihal’s future endeavors are bound to impact the fields of dietetics, lactation consulting, and philanthropy, furthering her mission to create a healthier and more compassionate world for all.