Farida has done MPA Finance, and has additional qualification of LLB. She has more than 20 years of experience of working in the development sector. She has worked extensively with communities, conducted surveys and provided support to victims of violence and abuse. In addition to that, she has an expertise in finance. Farida has been associated with Bedari since 2006. She worked with the organization in various capacities before taking up the finance department in 2009.