DM, Colorado Technical University; MSM, Colorado Technical University; BS, SUNY Empire State College; AS, SUNY Empire State College

Research Interests

Entrepreneurship, leadership, appreciative inquiry, ethics, project management, organizational stigma, change management, diversity, higher education, management, not-for-profit, Islam


Dr. Rahim is the principal consultant and executive advisor of Global i365 LLC, a diversity management and OD consultancy firm based in New York City. He is also an assistant professor at a state university in upstate New York, where he teaches in the Venture Connect program. He is the recipient of the 2011 Beyster Scholar Fellowship and the 2010 Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence Award from the Experiential Classroom at Oklahoma State University and was appointed professor-in-residence at the Technology Garden by Syracuse University’s Enitiative program. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and proceedings and co-authored two leadership books.

He presents frequently at conferences on entrepreneurship, project management, and academics and has lectured in Canada, Ireland, and Cambodia. He joined Walden’s faculty in 2009.