President & CEO, G(irls)20
A serial social entrepreneur, Farah created the G(irls)20 and now serves as its President & CEO (Chief Empowerment Officer). G(irls)20 cultivates future generations of female leaders through entrepreneurship and education. This Canadian based, globally active organization brings together one girl, aged 18-20, from each G20 country, the Africa & European Unions, Pakistan, Afghanistan and the MENA region to work through the G20 Leader’s agenda with a focus on how to economically empower girls and women so they contribute to the growth of their communities & countries at home and abroad and then supports delegates to launch their own social profit venture.
Farah also served as an advisor to Virgin Unite, Richard Branson’s foundation. She co-anchored The Clinton Global Initiative’s Network on Investing in Girls & Women in 2011.
• Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
• Top 25 Most Influential Women in Canada, Women of Influence
• Bellagio Fellow, Rockefeller Foundation