After graduating in Literature from high school in Iran, where she was a refugee, Fereshteh returned to Afghanistan in 2002. She started teaching English to girls at the Afghan Youth Association and later attended the Computer Science Faculty in Herat where she got her Bachelors degree.
After she earned her Masters in Information Management System in 2010 from the Technical University of Berlin, Germany, she became a lecturer in Computer Science at Herat University.
She is a founding partner of the Afghan Citadel Software Company (ACSC), a women-based IT Company in Afghanistan that creates job opportunities for women in IT. She currently acts as the co-founder and board member of Women's Annex Foundation , a Non-Profit Organization based in New York City that supports and helps women in Afghanistan and Central and South Asia.
She is also hosting the Afghan Perspective show at Film Annex in which she tells her stories.