Fahmida Rahman is a volunteer researcher at WebRoots Democracy, a think tank which explores the intersection between technology and democracy. In this role, she has championed the need to raise democratic participation among marginalised groups. She has organised events on the democratic participation of women, ran workshops about online abuse, and contributed to reports on the barriers to participation faced by voters with severe disabilities and vision impairments.
Fahmida is also a Research & Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation, a think tank focused on the living standards of people on low and middle incomes. Her work here focuses mainly on incomes and inequality, having previously written about welfare policy, poverty and structural inequality. Fahmida has previously worked at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Home Office and holds an MSc in violence, conflict and development from SOAS, University of London.