Feb 16, 2017 – Today Malala Fund announced the appointment of Farah Mohamed as the organisation’s new CEO.
“We are thrilled that Farah will be leading the Malala Fund team and excited about expanding our organisation’s work to ensure that all girls have the opportunity to learn,” Susan McCaw, Malala Fund board chair.
Mohamed is a leading advocate for girls and women around the world. As founder and CEO of G(irls)20, she built an organization dedicated to girls’ education and female labour force participation. Before founding G(irls)20, she served in senior leadership positions at The Belinda Stronach Foundation and VON Canada and worked for several leading Canadian politicians, including The Honourable Anne McLellan, Deputy Prime Minister of Canada.
“Malala has ignited a movement around the world and I am honoured and excited to join her and the Malala Fund team to help make her vision a reality,” Farah Mohamed.
Read more: Malala Fund Blog
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