Karima is an Intern Architect with professional experience in Canada, the United States, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Her abilities to work effectively at various scales and complexity led her to specialize in transit-oriented communities (TOCs) and major transit projects. She has led complex projects, collaborating with communities, municipalities, and consultants. At SvN, Karima is a design coordinator for TOCs, working closely with transit authorities, government agencies and technical specialists to integrate developments with new infrastructure systems while rejuvenating communities. Other projects include master planning and townhome design for rural communities in the Georgian Bay area, neighbourhood intensification projects, healthcare facilities expansions, and faith-based and multipurpose projects. Karima is a consultant to the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat for housing in rural mountainous regions in Central Asia, responsible for creating and delivering housing that values seismic resilience, thermal comfort and affordability. Through coordination with local stakeholders, she aims to bring these approaches to the forefront of housing design and construction in remote regions of Central Asia.