Faaiza graduated with an M.Sc. in development studies from the London School of Economics and received her honors B.A. in political science from Lady Shri Ram College at the University of Delhi.
Interested in international development and public policy, Faaiza consulted with organizations CIFF UK (The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation), Global March Against Child Labor, WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature) and others, working on issues related to child protection and sustainable development.
Most recently, Faaiza worked as a college counselor and writing mentor at an education consultancy in New Delhi. Mentoring students, guiding them during their college application cycle, and working with them on essays, research papers and interesting intellectual projects was an extremely enriching experience. At Ascend Now, she supports students in their academic growth and development. Faaiza wants to inspire her students to initiate change and make a positive impact on society.