Farah Qonaish

Farah Qonaish

Fellowship year

2019 - 2020


Research and Development

Placement when a fellow

NAYA for Training and Community Development (Zarqa, Jordan)

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Full-time student - American University in Cairo

Higher education

M.A. in Migration and Refugee Studies

Current country of residence



Farah is a migration and refugee studies graduate student. During the Lazord Fellowship, she worked as project coordinator in NAYA community network, and she is currently building her career in the field of project management and proposal writing. She has been a part of projects that have different topics and different target groups. However, her interest is growing in gender-related topics, and she is passionate about understanding the psychology behind social norms, especially when it intersects with gender.