Farah Arabe is a passionate advocate for the transformative potential of early childhood development for sustainable and inclusive global development. With over 10 years of international experience in economic policy, strategy consulting, and global development programs, she has led multidisciplinary and cross-cultural social impact initiatives in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
In 2019, she founded itotheN, a New York-based, international development consulting firm that focuses exclusively on the early formation of the human mind and heart as a catalyst for global change. She works with families, schools, the private sector, governments, and civil society around the world to promote positive childhood experiences and environments that foster resilience, human connection, and a better future. She also co-leads the Harvard Kennedy School Women's Network and serves on the advisory board of the Global Mental Health Action Network.
As a Hispanic founder, board member and mother of two, Farah is a frequent and bilingual speaker and writer on topics related to infant, child, and parental mental health, parenting for global development, caregiving for prosperous societies, the care economy, women in the workforce, and multicultural identities.