Zara Farooqui

Associate, Donor Services

Zara FarooquiAs a Donor Engagement Associate, Zara supports individual donors and supporting organizations in their grantmaking and fund administration.

Zara brings with her a varied background in international development. Previously, she worked in Pakistan with the British Council on an education project which enrolled out-of-school children into primary government schools. Before that, she held a role with another nonprofit in Pakistan, championing socio-political women’s rights.

A Pakistan native, Zara currently lives in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter. She holds a Master’s degree in MA Law, Culture and Society from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London and a BSc degree in Anthropology from Lahore University of Management Sciences in Pakistan. In her spare time, Zara enjoys cooking and doing yoga to stay physically and mentally healthy.