Bachelor of Business Administration, Major in Finance • BRAC University
Sarafa is a business graduate with a concentration in finance. Her field of study allowed her analytical abilities to flourish and equipped her with different data analysis tools and forecasting methods that set her up for a career in resource management.
Upon graduating with highest distinction in 2013, Sarafa joined Chevron Corporation in the Human Resources department. She held multiple administrative and strategic HR positions in the company for almost six years such as HR Administrator, Payroll Analyst, and HR Business Partner. She received specialized training for Lean Sigma methods for process improvement. It enabled her to articulate the criteria of value addition activities and identify multiple forms of industrial and process wastes. Her experience in implementing lean sigma projects targeted at waste management initiated her journey in sustainability. Sarafa hopes to contribute to placing critical sustainability discussions on the same table as profitability.
A believer in learning from experiences and books alike, Sarafa invests her time in traveling for inspiration and learning about diverse cultures alongside reading biographies. She enjoys following various sports, playing board games, and listening to music.