Saadia Faruqi

Faruqi, Saadia: - Saadia Faruqi, president of Faruqi & Associates, has almost 10 years of grant writing and development experience in the nonprofit sector, including at-risk youth, women's health, domestic violence, science education, adult and family literacy, and the arts. She also has extensive experience in public relations, communications, marketing, and finance. Prior to founding Faruqi & Associates, Saadia worked as Grants Administrator and later Grants Consultant for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Houston. She has also served as Development Director of Literacy Advance of Houston. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Central Florida and a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Karachi, in her native country of Pakistan. In 2001, she received the prestigious President's Student Service Award, granted by George W. Bush for volunteerism and student leadership. Saadia has always focused on improving Read More chevron_right