Mahira Faran

Mahira Faran is a fourth year Economics major and Global Development Studies concentrator from Lahore, Pakistan. As a Vivero fellow, she will be working with Professor Caleb Elfenbein on the Mapping Islamophobia Project, which aims to document hostility against Muslims in America and the impact it has on their ability to participate in public life.

She spent the past two summers engaging with development organizations in Ghana and Chicago working with issues ranging from child trafficking and slavery to affordable housing.