Farhia Budul

Farhia is a woman in long-term recovery and the founder of Niyyah Recovery Initiative, the first Recovery Community Organization in the nation created by and for the East African Community. She has worked tirelessly to raise awareness of Substance Use Disorders, combat stigma within her community, and elevate the voices of women, Muslims, and East Africans to transform the recovery movement in Minnesota and beyond. Farhia is a member of the Minnesota Governor’s Advisory Council on Opioids, Substance Use, and Addiction, board member for Minnesota Association of Recovery Community Organizations and a recipient of 2023 Bush Fellowship!