Fariha Raisa


Partnerships Intern

Fariha is a rising senior at the University of Rochester, where she studies Economics and Applied Mathematics. Coming from Bangladesh, she is passionate about empowering communities and has interest in development research. Previously, Fariha has interned in Ashoka Bangladesh and Innovations for Poverty Action. As a junior, Fariha completed an economics research class where she investigated the differential impact of COVID on refugee communities.

In her spare time, Fariha likes to bike, cook and travel around. She also likes learning languages, and is fluent in Bengali and English, while conversational in French and Spanish.

Core Belief

Perseverance, patience, and purpose are key to have a meaningful impact.

Feedback Superpower

Having a growth mindset to receive new ideas and improvise.

Management Mantra

Build relationships to promote inclusive decision making.