Ifrah Faiz has 10 years’ experience in the development sector and has a Master’s degree in development studies. She currently works as a service administrator with a resettlement agency. Her work involves providing resources for refugees, asylum seekers, and other new arrivals to the U.S. to assist with their integration into their new community. Previously, Ifrah worked with the UNHCR and was involved in Refugee Status Determination. She headed the United Nations Women’s project. Her work included gender related policies, conducting and organizing trainings, engendering disaster phases, advocating for female Internally Displaced People in the camps. Prior to that, she worked in Afghan Commissionerate, where she designed a database and analyzed results of a household survey of all the Afghan Refugee Camps in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. This provided data to specifically address the needs of men, women and children related to water, sanitation, health, education and protection. Ifrah started her career in the Pakistan Air Force as a General Duty Pilot. She is a proficient solo pilot with experience on K-8 and MFI-17 aircrafts. She is the first female from PAF’s GD(P) branch to have done Para-trooping. In November 2014 she got a opportunity to participate in the prestigious Emerging Leaders of Pakistan Fellowship in USA, in 2016 she was selected by as Queen’s Young Leader highly commended runner-up and she is also a 2020-2021 Asia Foundation Development Fellow. She is particularly interested in refugee case management, women empowerment, humanitarian relief and leadership.