Trained lawyer and social entrepreneur. Founder and Executive Director, Shule Direct, a social enterprise that creates local digital educational content for young learners in Tanzania and across Africa on web and mobile solutions. Faraja is a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Education, Gender and Work. Currently serving on the Boards of Ubongo Learning, The Foundation for Tomorrow and Read International. She has just won a Leading Woman in Technology in Africa award for her work with Shule Direct and Tanzania Leadership Awards’ Hall of Fame Woman of the Year Award for 2016. An avid reader who has authored two youth empowerment books written in Kiswahili.