Fariya joined the International Budget Partnership as a Senior Program Officer in 2019. Prior to joining IBP, Fariya was the Strategic Programs Researcher at the Tax Justice Network where she provided research and network building support to Tax Justice Network’s programs. Her specific focus has been on developing a human rights, feminist, and gender equality focused network of tax activists and researchers, and she was the lead organiser for all of Tax Justice Network’s major convenings from 2017 to 2019. Fariya has also worked with the International Centre for Tax and Development, the World Bank Group, the Ford Foundation, and Open Society Foundation on research projects on political accountability, citizen engagement and transparency in West Africa. She holds both a Bachelor’s of Arts (Economic and International Relations) and a Master’s of Global Affairs from the University of Toronto.