Farrah joined GAIN Pakistan as Country Director in March 2020.
She is trained in rural development and gender. She has worked extensively in the design and delivery of multisectoral humanitarian responses, food safety, health, nutrition, water and sanitation, girls education, disability inclusive development, community development and gender based violence projects in Pakistan, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Philippines and Guinea.
She has around three decades of experience working in the development sector with national and international NGOs and UNDP; is well-versed in managing projects in a multi-sectoral environment, as well as leading international teams. Farrah joined GAIN from the Christoffel Blinden Mission Christian Blind Mission – CBM e.V. where she worked as Country Director on the disability inclusive development, violence against women and girls with disabilities, eye health system, and community based inclusive development.