Faheema is the General Manager for the Inter-Religious Organisation, Singapore (IRO). Founded in 1949, IRO has worked quietly to promote peace and religious harmony in Singapore. Faheema is a peace activist dedicated to promoting a culture of peace, through the formation of micro inclusive societies that are safe from sentiments of extremism and radical ideologies. She is also a known Singaporean youth leader, and is currently the Chairperson for Jamiyah Singapore Youth Group (JYG). Under her leadership, JYG undertakes various initiatives to develop youth leadership under the motto – “Care for Self, Care for Community”, and places a huge emphasis the importance for youth mental well-being.
Faheema founded the hash.peace movement through which she activates her peacebuilding mission in Singapore and around the world. She organises focus group discussions, one-to-one conversations and other activities with the aim to create awareness about the problem of extremism and radicalism. She is also a mother with two young children. She makes a conscious effort to create healthy mental health habits at home, and hopes to contribute to the conversation of mental health awareness in Singapore.