Lunch and Learn Speaker

Farah Qaiser, MSc

Farah is a genomics researcher by training, now taking a detour into the world of policy. Currently, Farah is the Director of Research and Policy at Evidence for Democracy, where she leads research, training and campaigns to promote the transparent use of evidence in government decision-making. 

Farah holds a Master of Science in Molecular Genetics and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto. Previously, Farah co-founded the Toronto Science Policy Network, has written about science for multiple media outlets, and continues to organize Wikipedia Edit-A-Thons to create pages about under-represented scientists. She serves as a member of the Canada Chief Science Advisor’s Youth Council, 500 Women Scientists’ Leadership Team, and Let’s Talk Science’s Board of Directors.