Souad Farag

Designation Community Development

About Me

Souad Farag is the middle child of 5 who was born and raised in Calgary. She is a financial advisor by profession, youth activist and community advocate by passion. She is also a public speaker and volunteers with numerous Muslim and Non-Muslim organizations in the city. Souads volunteerism began at a young age and by 14, she started organizing city-wide events with Youth Central. Inspired by her mothers focus on youth empowerment, Souad and her sister Naela co-founded a non-profit organization, GirlzNiteOut ( in September 2011. Her trademark quote, Smiling is Charity is the perfect mesh between her Canadian Culture and Islamic way of life.