Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Sadaf holds a B.A in Human Rights and Political Science from Bard College. During her undergraduate studies she spent a semester at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon, where she learned Arabic and discovered a passion for protecting the rights of migrant domestic workers. Sadaf has worked on women’s rights issues for the last two years, including in Jordan, where she led a research study on the conditions of migrant domestic workers as part of a Fulbright grant. More recently, she worked with returnee female migrants in Bangladesh while consulting for BRAC’s Safe Migration Programme. Sadaf also spent time in the West Bank teaching English to Palestinian girls at the Balata refugee camp in Nablus. Sadaf’s commitment to gender equality and women’s rights has been fueled by the personal stories of the women she has worked with. Sadaf is fluent in English, Urdu, and Arabic.