Chief of Staff
Fatima joined the Raikes Foundation as chief of staff in 2020. Fatima's career has been dedicated to improving the lives of children and families for the nation's largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care. Prior to joining the foundation, Fatima was the Director of Operations at Casey Family Programs, working primarily to implement and streamline multiple data, fiscal and reporting systems to identify areas that support continuous planning and optimal decision making alongside partners in all 50 states. Additionally, Fatima was on a workgroup that led efforts to activate towards creating a transformative child well-being system that assures all families have the capacity to care for their children, and all children thrive in safe, stable, nurturing families and environments.
After immigrating to the United States, Fatima completed her BA in Economics in New York, before moving to the Pacific Northwest and completing her MA in Public Administration at Seattle University.