Faiza Bukhari brings extensive experience in the nonprofit sector to her work at the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and is passionate about transformative change in organizations and communities. Before joining the Fund, Faiza served as the Director of Admissions for Saybrook University, where she worked to redesign enrollment priorities and developed a new model for student achievement and success. Prior to that, Faiza worked as a recruiter for The May Institute in Revere, MA, where she worked to develop and improve day-programs and residential services for autistic children and adults. She also ran the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, while she was a student there earning degrees in Comparative Literature and Cinema & Cultural Studies. Faiza is a lifelong arts enthusiast and has exhibited her work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.