Farha Akhtar

Communications Specialist

Farha is a former Producer with the award-winning CBC radio program, The Current in Toronto. Here she learned the importance of communicating in real, honest and accessible ways that truly connect with audiences whether it’s through brand journalism or podcasting. She has carried these skills into the field of communications where she has worked as a Senior Communications Specialist for the Americas for K+S Potash Canada, activating global campaigns and helping develop Inclusion and Diversity frameworks. She has also held several strategic communications roles in academia focused on advancing health equity among Indigenous and newcomer populations. Farha holds a Journalism Degree and a Master’s in Immigration and Settlement Studies from Toronto’s Ryerson University.