My name is Farah. I grew up in a small town in Northern California but went to school in the East Coast at Princeton University. At Princeton, I majored in History with Certificates in African American Studies. Upon graduation, I received a prestigious public service fellowship to do work in New York City. I plan on going to law school soon.
I have tutored a diversity of students and in various contexts. My earliest tutoring experiences were in high school as a peer tutor. For two years, I tutored students in a variety of subjects, including math and humanities subjects. I also provided students help with study management, revising essays, and college applications. At Princeton, I volunteered to tutor inmates at prisons through a university program. I tutored inmates on different GED subjects. This was one of the most meaningful teaching experiences I have ever had. During a...
New York City (NYC) Mayor's Community Affairs Unit, Princeton ReachOut Fellow
2016 - 2017
The Princeton ReachOut Fellowship is awarded to a member of the senior class to conduct a special, self-designed public service project in their first post-graduate year. As part of my fellowship, I worked directly with a senior advisor to the New York City (NYC) Mayor. My project was focused on improving the lives of disenfranchised Muslim New Yorkers and increasing overall Muslim civic engagement in NYC. Projects include: organizing a public conversation between NYC Mayor de Blasio and London Mayor Sadiq Khan; increasing Muslim voter...
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Intern - Gender, Human Rights and Culture Branch
2015 - 2015
Assisted a senior advisor while providing overall support for the branch.
Organized and facilitated a Donor-UN-FBO conference on sustainable development. Wrote a report on the outcomes of the conference.
ARDD Legal-Aid, Project Manager for "The Voices of the Future"
2014 - 2014
Received a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace grant to organize and facilitate a summer program that provided education, arts, dialogue, and leadership training for Syrian refugee and native Jordanian youth in Jordan.
Served as project manager to our partner Jordanian aid organization, ARDD Legal-Aid.