Afreen Anwar is currently working as DST Women Scientist-B in the Department of Biotechnology, IIT-Roorkee, India, and pursing a PhD as well. She has been part of IC-IMPACTS since 2016 and is an IC-IMPACTS HQP. She has previously worked as a Research Technician for IC-IMPACTS projects with the University of Kashmir, India, University of Alberta, Canada, and Université Laval, Canada.