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Leland Fellow

Farah Ahmad

11th Class, 2021-2023

Farah Ahmad graduated from The Friedman School at Tufts University and Tufts University School of Medicine in 2020 with an MS/ MPH in Public Health Nutrition. For her Master’s of Science Internship, Farah joined the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) as a Tisch International Nutrition Fellow. While at the USDA Farah, collaborated with McGovern-Dole analysts and the FAS nutrition team to review Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program (LRP) proposals. Prior to attending graduate school, Farah worked at Rise Against Hunger New England as a Community Engagement Coordinator. At Rise Against Hunger Farah trained and coached volunteers to package over 250,000 meals for international and emergency hunger relief. Prior to becoming a Leland Fellow, Farah volunteered as an AmeriCorps VISTA and worked with domestic non-profits that prioritize nutrition quality over caloric intake and Food is Medicine initiatives. Farah holds a BS in Environmental Science from the University of Massachuseets Boston.

Host Organization: Mercy Corps