Farah Nousheen (she/her) is a community organizer, cultural worker, healing facilitator, and critical race theorist currently living in Albuquerque, New Mexico on the original lands of the Pueblo peoples. She is employed as an academic advisor of interdisciplinary studies at the University of New Mexico where she is fortunate to advise a diverse student body.Read More
Farah has endeavored for the majority of her life to end systemic oppression in educational institutions, activist communities, media arts, and spiritual spaces. In response to 9/11, Farah co-founded Tasveer for which she continues to serve as a board member. Fifteen years later, in direct response to the November 2016 election, Farah founded the Yoga for People of Color Sangha in Albuquerque, NM to cultivate intentional, healing justice spaces for empowerment and liberation of communities of color. Additionally, Farah has a passion for initiating and facilitating survivor-led and survivor-centered spaces, such as Tasveer’s Yoni-ki-Baat, a South Asian version of the vagina monologues, and the NM Asian Family Center’s Resting Circle in Albuquerque. Farah identifies as a South Asian Muslim queer woman with an immigrant, working poor upbringing.