Boyah J. Farah | Program Adviser for Somalia
Boyah J. Farah serves on the adjunct faculty at Bunker Hill Community College where he teaches courses in creative writing and English as a Second Language Over the past 10 years Boyah has emerged as thought leader in the Somali expatriatecommunity working to promote educational opportunities for youth in his homeland; he serves as a mentor and counselor to newly arrived Somali refugees entering the US school system, he is closely associated with initiatives focused on Somali peace and reconciliation efforts, and he is a frequent speaker on refugee issues. Boyah is former Somali refugee turned writer whose works have been featured in publications like The Guardian, Harvard Transition, Salon, Grub Daily, \Truthdig, and others. At OLE Boyah is working closely with the OLE program team at the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. Boyah aims to establish a formal OLE program in Somalia over the coming months.