Farah is an award-winning social profit entrepreneur with a specific interest in empowering youth, women and diverse populations. She has extensive executive experience in communications, partnerships, government relations and leading teams built for purpose.
Until very recently, Farah was CEO, Malala Fund. Before working with Malala, Farah created G(irls)20 and served as its CEO for 5 years. Prior to this, she spent almost 10 years working on Parliament Hill in Canada.
Recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Meritorious Service Medal, Farah was recently named 1000 Most Influential People in London by the Evening Standard.
She holds degrees in Political Science from Queens University and Western University and was recently conferred with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Western University.
A former Ugandan refugee, Farah is of Indian heritage and was raised in Canada.