Fareen Islam, Deputy Director

Fareen Islam, Director of Programs at ArtBridgeFareen is a native New Yorker whose curiosities about the everyday nature of city life has led her to work on public space and community engagement projects across NY.

Fareen has previously worked as a Graduate Aide of NYC Department of Transportation’s Weekend Walks Program, Fellow for the Southwest Brooklyn Industrial Development Corp. and most recently, was Community Engagement & Planning Manager of the SoHo Broadway Initiative. Fareen is among the first cohort of graduates from Pratt Institute’s M.S. in Urban Placemaking & Management program and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Design, Policy & Planning from Stony Brook University. When she isn’t exploring city streets by foot, she enjoys cruising the waterways via NYC Ferry.