Farahnaz Mohammed (Farah) is a nomadic journalist, based wherever there’s an internet connection. She has a particular interest in digital journalism and exploring innovation in media.
Originally from Jamaica, Farah has lived and worked in Bermuda, Canada, Scotland, Argentina, Hong Kong, the U.S.A and Germany, and writes on international affairs, health, social justice, travel and culture. Her work has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese.
Her writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Guardian, Quartz, Nautilus, The Gleaner, Devex, The International Journalists’ Network, Matador Network, Women’s Media Centre, Mic.com and her work has been referenced by The Washington Post and El Colombiano, among others.
She was formerly an intern at the United Nations Development Programme, a graduate fellow at the Knight Lab at Northwestern University and a Knight / VICE innovation fellow, and a contributing writer and editor to the international women’s rights platform Girls’ Globe. Currently she is a guest-editor for Narratively, a contributor at JSTOR Daily and is story-hunting worldwide.
Farah holds a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in Spanish and English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.
She’s also always up for competing with you on Xbox.