Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Farah Pandith is a social entrepreneur, foreign policy strategist and former diplomat. She is an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and a senior fellow at Harvard University. She is writing a book and driving efforts to counter extremism through new organizations, programs and initiatives. Most recently, she was appointed by Secretary Hillary Clinton to be the first-ever special representative to Muslim communities. She has traveled to nearly 100 countries, pioneering global youth-focused initiatives and networks to counter violent extremism. She has served at the National Security Council, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development.