Farah Mohamed

CEO, Prince’s Trust Canada & Founder, FORA

A former refugee from Uganda, Farah is of Indian heritage and was raised in Canada. Prior to working at Prince’s Trust Canada, she worked with Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai and created G(irls)20 (now Fora). Farah spent almost 10 years working on Parliament Hill. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queens University and Masters and Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees from Western University. For her contribution to Canada, Farah was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and Meritorious Service Medal. She serves on the Boards of Music Canada, Cameras for Girls, Canada’s Forest Trust Corporation and RefugePoint.


thursday – 11:45am Main Stage Equality

Time Icon 25 mins

Location Icon Meridian Hall - Main Stage

Silver Lining Optimism

Join Lisa and Farah as they discuss the power of Silver Lining Optimism and embracing change in our ever-evolving world. Sharing highlights from their distinguished careers, LaFlamme and Mohamed will explore themes of embracing the unknown, empowering women and girls, and how looking to the people and stories that inspire us can keep us growing and changing for the better.