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Farah Mohammed (Editor)

Farahnaz Mohammed (you can call her Farah) is a nomadic journalist, based wherever there’s an internet connection. She has a particular interest in digital journalism and exploring innovation in media. Originally from Jamaica, Farah has lived and worked in Bermuda, Canada, Scotland, Argentina, Hong Kong, the U.S.A. and Germany. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, Quartz, The Huffington Post and Nautilus, among others. She was formerly an intern at the United Nations Development Programme, a Knight Innovation fellow at VICE Media, and a contributing writer and editor to the international women’s rights platform Girls’ Globe. Farah holds a Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University and a Master of Arts in Spanish and English Literature from the University of Edinburgh.

Stories By Farah Mohammed (Editor)

How I Wrote Myself into a Real-life Romantic Comedy – That Turned into a Survivalist Thriller

As a filmmaker, I thought I could write the screenplay for my own love life. When I got lost in a hailstorm at 12,000 feet, searching for my ex, I realized I desperately needed a...

The Killer Doctor, the Swirling Fire, and the World’s Most Haunted Building

This block in Brazil has been home to one of the deadliest skyscraper disasters in history, a doctor with a murderous secret, and—some say—a curse that goes back centuries.

Her Best Friend Was Her Secret Stalker

A 19-year-old student was inundated with lewd messages and fake Facebook profiles pretending to be her. The most shocking part was the person behind it all.

The Distinguished Medieval Penis Investigators

In fourteenth-century England, one of the only ways a woman could get a divorce was if her husband was impotent. But first, she had to prove it in court.

Snowed in with a Ghost

I moved into a haunted building in a ritzy resort town and sank into a terrifying depression. I never dreamed the thing that saved me would be the woman who died in my apartment.

The Secret Sisterhood of Offshore Oil Workers

Living on a remote oil platform 60 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico is no easy assignment. Now imagine being one of the first women to ever step on board.

Longshot Dreams and Slapshot Fiends in the Ultimate ’90s Pro Sports League

In the age when Rollerblades were king, a crew of wide-eyed rookies and grizzled NHL vets brought hockey-on-wheels to the cusp of the big time.

Two Geniuses, One Wheelchair and an Audacious Plan to Swim with the Whales

When the oceanographer who discovered whale songs met the paralyzed disability rights leader, they began a quest that grew more dangerous and beautiful than they ever imagined.

The New Sisterhood of Black Female Homesteaders

From the South Side of Chicago to tiny off-the-grid Carolina farms, a growing number of Black women are reclaiming the land — and their mental and physical health in the process.