Farah joined the Center for International Development's Growth Lab as a Research Fellow in 2020.
Farah is a Research Fellow in the Growth Lab's Applied Research team. Prior to that, she was a Senior Policy Analyst at the Center for Global Development, working on a labor mobility project that aims at building the case for more international labor mobility, and advocating for greater international cooperation on this agenda. Farah was also a senior consultant in PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Middle East between 2013 and 2017 and worked with government agencies across the Gulf on capability building projects, focusing on the area of human capital management.
Farah holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the American University of Beirut and a Master's degree in Public Administration in International Development (MPA/ID) from Harvard Kennedy School.
Her research interests include labor market policies, with a focus on migration, governance, and growth diagnostics.