Sharifa Karim Maswood, of Berlin, Connecticut, a President’s Council member and the establishing donor of The Syed Imran Maswood Memorial Fund in Materials Science and Engineering, died May 3, 2022. She established the scholarship in memory of her son, Syed Imran Maswood (’95, ’00 M.S), who died in 2011. Sharifa was a professor of social sciences at Dhaka Tejgaon College in Bangladesh and later was nominated to the senate of Dhaka University. During this time, she founded a non-governmental organization to support war-affected women in Bangladesh. She migrated to the U.S. in 1992.