Farah has international work experience in the Third sector across research, education and programme delivery, with a focus on refugees and asylum seekers. Her previous role at Resourcing Racial Justice has sparked her interest in grant making. She was awarded multiple scholarships, culminating in obtaining a MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) specialising in Women, Peace and Security Studies. Her dissertation focused on men and masculinities among Syrian refugees. Farah is also a member of an all-women’s dance company called ‘Hawiyya’ [identity].