Seema Farra joined Altai as a project manager, after professional experience as a financial consultant with Ernst & Young and as a microfinance analyst at the start-up Babyloan.
Seema manages research projects related to private sector development and agriculture in Syria, Iraq and Lebanon. She also managed several research and testing assignments for Sesame Workshop in the Middle East.
Born and raised in Syria, Seema pursued her studies in France at Sciences-Po Paris (BA in Middle Eastern studies, MA in Finance) and completed a Master in Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. She speaks fluently Arabic, French and English.