As a lifelong community organizer, Fatima has mobilized around a myriad of social justice issues, many within Muslim-majority communities. She has also led a range of large-scale humanitarian relief efforts. During her time with various humanitarian organizations, Fatima was responsible for coordinating within communities, activating volunteers, empowering leaders, and fostering ongoing support for initiatives. She holds a J.D. from the University of North Carolina and an M.A. in English from Boise State University.