Azim Premji Foundation, Amnesty
SPJIMR, Mumbai University
Mashqura is from Darjeeling. Her induction into the development sector was while volunteering for a local organization in Darjeeling in 1997. She pursued her Masters in Social Work from Mumbai University in 2004 and has worked with organizations like Kalpavriksh Environmental Action Group, Association for Democratic Reforms, Amnesty International and the Azim Premji Foundation in 18 years of her career. She came back to Darjeeling in 2021 with the objective of working in hills. Through Eastern Himalayan Foundation, she aims to create better oppoortunities of growth and learning to the youth in Darjeeling & Kalimpong, empower them to work on issues relevant to the hills and build resilient youth for resilient futures.