Husna is an Associate Director for Global Pro Bono. Her career spans ten years in social impact programming focused on education, gender, and capacity building. After managing a nationwide teacher training initiative for primary and secondary school teachers across Iraq, she fostered academic partnerships between American and Iraqi universities, including the establishment of first of their kind career centers across the country. From 2012 to 2015, Husna oversaw the U.S. Department of State’s bilateral initiatives to promote employability of 2,500 minority women, with a focus on IDPs fleeing ISIL violence. More recently, she helped operationalize a social business turning rural Indian women into clean energy entrepreneurs.
Husna holds a BA in Communication from The George Washington University and MSc in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. She has traveled to thirty countries and is fueled by a passion for food and indigenous culture.