As the deputy director of the Texas Impact Network, Farhana manages the daily operations of the program’s work streams with a particular emphasis on the components handled jointly by Educate Texas and the Commit Partnership.
Prior to joining CFT, Farhana was a program manager for United to Learn in Dallas, designing and implementing strategic tools, leading DEI development and managing community leadership programs. She also worked in Washington, D.C., for the state board of education, DC School Reform Now and Raise DC. She began her career with Teach for America in the Houston ISD.
She also serves as a freelance consultant and learning designer with collective impact partnerships, school districts and nonprofits across the country.
Farhana holds a bachelor’s in government, economics, and international relations and global studies from the University of Texas at Austin and a master’s in education from Johns Hopkins.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
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