Farah Al Chammas

Farah Al Chammas

Atlanta, GA, USA


Last updated December 4, 2020

One Sentence About Me  

A creative interdisciplinarian with an anthropologist’s agility and a designer’s imagination.

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I picked up my American accent from watching Hannah Montana in middle school.

Languages

Arabic
Hebrew
English
French

Countries Visited

Map View

Lebanon
Jordan
Syria
Czech Republic
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Montenegro
Serbia
Austria
France
Poland
Singapore
Indonesia
Denmark
Scotland
Belgium
Italy
Greece
Hungary
Turkey
United States of America
Germany
Thailand
Netherlands
England

What I Do  

Professional Experience

Portfolio Company Digital Account, Marketing, and Business Development Intern

2019 - Present
- Interned for Matchfire: a cause marketing agency, where I conducted market research, ideated strategy, and developed content for a diverse array of projects, including a CSR initiative by LG Electronics USA. - Interned for Nunbelievable: a mission-based cookie company, where I supported the team with logistics and organization, conducted research on corporate gifting, and generated sales, introducing the company to its first audience at Tony Robbins’ Business Mastery event.

Freelance Conversationalist

2020 - Present
Conducting empathy-centered interviews to illuminate insights regarding user experience for business recommendations.
+1 more experience

Professional Interests

Social Entrepreneurship
Story-telling
Product Ideation
Strategy Ideation
Vision Mapping
Qualitative Research
Marketing and Ad Copy Writing

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Refugee Resettlement
Plant-based Living
Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Racial Injustice
Climate Change

Volunteer Experience

Recipes of Resilience

Global

Mar 2019 - Oct 2019
Established an online platform on Facebook and Instagram sharing the stories behind the founding of immigrant owned food businesses in the United States and beyond.

The Hygge Supper Club

Copenhagen

Mar 2018 - Mar 2018
- Created a platform that matches young Danish locals with American study-abroad students over dinners. - Was responsible for communications, financial management, and co-meal prep.
+1 more experience

Favorites  

Hobbies

Cooking
Baking
Writing
Painting
Dance

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Alternative Israeli
Bollywood
Classic Arabic
Danish Pop
American Pop
Syrian Rap

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Yoga
Pilates

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

The Hundred-Foot Journey
Julie&Julia
Self Made
Shark Tank
Unorthodox
Little Women

Education  

School

Master of Science, International Development Practice

Bachelor's of Arts and Sciences, Anthropology and Human Biology (BS) and Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)


Clubs and Communities

Refugee Revive

Founder & Co-president

- Established an organization that strives to empower the local refugee community through programming that aims to increase equitable access to education and promote entrepreneurship. - Expanded the organization to a body of 127 students engaging in service and advocacy within 1st year.

Startup Experience: Potluck by Refugee Revive

Team Captain & Co-founder

- Co-designed an online platform for service exchange and question forums targeted to engage refugees with their communities in productive ways, leading the business ideation, product design, and pitch creation for the startup. - Selected from a pool of 50,000+ applicants from 100+ countries to compete at 2017 Hult Prize Regional Finals in San Francisco.
+1 more club and community

Academic Interests

Social Entrepreneurship
Design Thinking
Anthropology
Development
Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology

Extracurricular Activities

The Refugee Women's Network
HackATL
IDEAS Fellowship