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Nausheen Farishta

Senior Director of Talent & Organizational Development

“Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”

Suzy Kassem

Passionate about the people side of business, Nausheen focuses heavily on employee development as Walker Sands’ Senior Director of Talent & Organizational Development. Her day-to-day responsibilities include developing and implementing training sessions, coaching employees to fulfill professional development goals and lending insights to help make agency-wide processes more comprehensive.

Nausheen first joined Walker Sands as a Sr. PR Manager supporting clients in the retail technology space before becoming the agency’s first L&D Manager. Prior to joining Walker Sands, Nausheen taught through Teach For America in Houston, completed a Fulbright assistantship in Madrid and supported nonprofit clients for a boutique consumer-facing PR firm.

She is also currently pursuing a Master’s in Organization Development (MSOD) at Pepperdine University.


  • Employee relations
  • Performance management
  • Coaching


  • Self-starter
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Professional development
  • Training
  • Organization development


  • Travel
  • Cooking & eating
  • Writing
  • Podcasts
  • Spin classes

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