Farmida is the Chair (EMEA) of Norton Rose Fulbright LLP, and a partner specialising in capital markets and Islamic finance transactions. As Chair of the firm’s Partnership Committee and Audit Committee as well as a steering group member of the firm’s Women’s Network (WIN), she has worked to recruit more women to management positions, created spaces for meaningful discussions and organized successful inclusion-focused events. Externally, Farmida has sponsored and hosted Mosaic’s mentoring programme for girls and their mothers. Farmida speaks frequently about diversity, most notably as a panellist at a ‘Women and the Law’ discussion at the House of Lords. As a leading figure in the Islamic finance industry, she has also organised networking events for women at the annual World Islamic Banking Conference in Bahrain. A global advocate for women’s equality, Farmida is paving the way for inclusion in business and beyond.