Board of Directors, RISE

Dr. Maryam Fareed is a physician from Afghanistan. During her career as a physician, she has worked with female teachers and lawyers, training them on different approaches to help victims of sexual assaults in public schools, universities and in the legal system. On her mission to become a reconstructive surgeon to help acid attack victims and survivors, she herself faced multiple threats to get attacked and even death threats. She left Afghanistan to follow her passion and moved to the United States. When she is not working, she is eitherĀ  in the gym, dancing, or reading books. She loves roads trips and wants to lead an adventurous life.