Fatima was born in El Salvador and grew up in the Lower Mainland. She is a passionate supporter of immigrant and human rights. She has extensive experience with non-profit organizations that provide services to migrants and refugees. Currently, she is completing her final year of her law degree from the University of Calgary. She obtained her BA in Latin American Studies and Migration & Globalization studies from UBC. She hopes to continue her legal career in immigration & refugee law after completing her articles.