Justice Leila Seth Fellowship

Mariam Faruqi

Mariam Faruqi, iProbono’s Chief Executive Officer, leads iProbono programs across six countries. Before joining the Leadership Team in 2016, she worked as a human rights lawyer in England where she qualified as a solicitor. With a particular expertise in legal systems in South Asia, Mariam has also worked in India and Pakistan on social justice projects. She holds an LLM with Distinction and BA (Hons) in Social Anthropology from the School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London, and previously read Sanskrit at Oxford University. She was the rapporteur with the National Commission on Forced Marriage in the UK and is a Trustee at Reunite, the international centre for child abduction and Director with the Grand Trunk Road Company, a space for arts and justice in South Asia.