CEO & Founder, Bajalia International Group
Debbie Farah, Founder and CEO Debbie Farah is an entrepreneur, world-traveler and social change agent. She loves to cultivate beauty and develop people while impacting communities through business. Debbie got her start in the banking industry where she harnessed her interests before transitioning into advertising. From there, she found her place in the fashion industry and set out to unite her passions for business, social transformation, beauty and people. Debbie is the creative force behind Bajalia, working directly with artisans to design products to bring to market. In her hours outside of the office, she loves hosting family and friends, spending time with her two dogs, Jada and Stella and mentoring aspiring entrepreneurs. Through the collaboration of the non-profit and for-profit, Bajalia has worked with artisans in 28 countries over the past 12 years, engaging closely with the production network to help artisans with product and skill development, manage their growing enterprises, hire more women, and focus on education for girls, economic development and long-term sustainability.