Fariha (Trina), Secretary
Fariha Abedin is a Senior Analyst with the Department of Energy, Government of Alberta. She holds a Masters of Science degree in Sustainable Energy Development from University of Calgary and a Bachelors of Environmental Study degree from York University, Toronto. In addition to being a Board Member of Inspire Her, Fariha is involved in annual Caring for Our Watersheds competition through Battle River Watershed Alliance as an honorary Judge. She also is a teacher at the University of Alberta in the Environmental Resource Management Program.
She enjoys reading, traveling, cooking and occasional yoga. She is a mother of a four year old daughter and an eight year old cat. Through Inspire Her Society, she wants to make a difference by helping emerging women leaders achieving their goals. She understands and practices the power of relationships, connection, and engaging with the world openly. Her three leadership values are integrity, collaboration and innovation.
“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”- Rumi.