|Education:||B.A., University of Michigan|
M.A., Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
Fayrouz Saad is the director of director of immigrant and international affairs for the city of Detroit, and she recently ran for the U.S. House of Representatives representing Michigan’s 11th district. She lost in the primaries.
Saad was born and raised in the Arab-majority communities of Dearborn, Detroit and Northville, Michigan. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science and psychology at the University of Michigan and her master’s degree from Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. She also studied public policy at the University of Michigan for four years between 2005 and 2009.
Saad's professional career includes public service positions in fields like campaign staffing, community organizing and immigration issues at local and national levels. Most recently, she was the vice president of Cambridge Global Advisors from 2013-2014 and then the director of immigrant and international affairs for the city of Detroit since 2015.