Fareheen was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and currently resides in Brampton, Ontario. She has been involved with Mercy Mission ever since the Charity Challenge, which was the first ever Mercy Mission Project in Canada. She currently serves as the Human Resources Manager for the organization, and believes that they key to success is persistence and hard work. In fact, Fareheen was the first ever recipient of the Ansari/Ansariyya of the Quarter award in early 2012.
She has BSc in Pharmacology, and currently works as a Clinical Research Coordinator for a generic Pharmaceutical company in Toronto.
Her hobbies are varied, and include reading, trying out new resturants, and taking long road trips.