Executive Director of Action Canada
Farrah Khan is an award-winning human rights and gender equity advocate. She is dedicated to advancing progressive policies on access to abortion, healthcare, 2SLGBTQIA rights, and more, in Canada and globally. A change-maker who has worked for over two decades in gender justice movements, Farrah has worked as frontline worker, counsellor, educator, policy advisor and consultant. She is a trusted advisor to organizations, institutions, and governments, and a sought-after voice in national media on topics of equity. In 2018, she was appointed to the Gender Equality Advisory Council for the G7 Summit, where she insisted, before an audience of world leaders, that concrete action on gender equity is necessary to create a thriving, sustainable and peaceful world. Farrah has received numerous awards for her advocacy work and commitment to systemic change rooter in joy, equity, and community care.