Farris Barakat
Farris BarakatExecutive Director
Farris Barakat was born and raised in Raleigh, NC to Syrian immigrants. He graduated from North Carolina State University with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Since, he has continued to work internationally in bringing relief to Syrian refugees, and has founded The Light House Project in hopes of reclaiming the Muslim American narrative in honor of his brother Deah Barakat. He has committed his career to bridging the gap of ignorance and to further understanding.