Faria Abedin is a Women for Women International’s U.S. Board of Advisors Member.
Faria has been involved in numerous philanthropic and community outreach efforts. She currently also serves on the board of Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, Ta’leef Collective and the Inner-city Muslim Action Network (IMAN). Faria is a member of Shoulder to Shoulder Consultative Circle and NYU President’s Global Council.
In the years prior, she has served as a board member of the Interfaith Center of New York, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Medina Clinic, Duke Islamic Studies Center, and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. She has also served as Board President of the Princeton Girlchoir and the Sisterhood of Salaam Shalom. Faria co-founded the Mizaan Retreat, hosted annually by Princeton University’s Muslim Life program.
Faria holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. in Computer Science from The Johns Hopkins University. Faria currently works for Bayan Tours, an organization that coordinates travel experiences centered on Islamic history and heritage. She lives in the DC area with her husband and three children.