Saleha Faruque is a graduate of the University of Toronto, with majors in Political Science and Crime, Law & Deviance. She currently serves as Content Developer at Islamic Relief Canada and hopes to fulfill her writing goals in the near future. An avid volunteer, she enjoys supporting nonprofit organizations through community service work. You can follow her tweets at @Sfaruque12, or on Instagram @Saleha3211.
I grew up between the contrasting worlds of South Asian and Arab culture. Born to Algerian and Bengali parents, I could identify with a realm of backgrounds and the experiences that came with them. A valuable part of this experience was community and people.