Serving the Underserved – Experiences of a Muslim Woman ADHD Coach – 2023

with Farah Jamil, MHA, CEC, ACC


When we talk about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI), the “D” isn’t just about external diversity but also internal (neuro)diversity. So, what’s it like being a woman of color, a visible religious minority, AND being diagnosed with ADHD?

Listen in to hear about Executive / ADHD Coach Farah’s journey and experiences with:

1. Being diagnosed with ADHD

2. The battle to be believed by clinicians, family, friends, etc.

3. Stumbling in the “dark” to find her own path

4. Serving the underserved


About Farah Jamil, MHA, CEC, ACC

Founder of Muslim ADHDers, Farah is a Health Executive, an Executive / ADHD Coach, a Coach Instructor, & a Speaker. She empowers early- to mid-careerists to be less passive & more proactive to unleash their inner “Super Leader!” &/or their inner “ADHD Superpowers!”

Farah hosted the 1st global Muslim ADHDers Virtual Summit with 14 speakers & 1,500+ registrants about the intersectionality between ADHD, productivity, health/wellness, & faith. She’s passionate about serving the underserved!

As a woman of color & a visible religious minority with 15+ years of leadership experience, Farah has briefed Canadian Ministers, US Senators, & Ambassadors on strategic policy issues; led high-performing teams; navigated DEI-related issues; provided 1:1 & group coaching as an Internal Coach & privately; sat on non-profit boards as President, VP, & Director; &, guest lectured at various universities in Canada & the US.

Farah is an Ivy League graduate with a Masters in Health Administration (MHA) & has the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential from the International Coaching Federation (ICF). She’s also a Fellow at the Institute of Coaching (IOC) at McLean – Harvard Medical School Affiliate, presented to global audiences such as The World Business & Executive Coach Summit (WBECS) with on “Neurodiversity – Navigating ADHD in the Workplace” & she was selected as one of 36 global Executive Coaches for the 2020 INC 5000 Vision Conference for the fastest-growing US private companies.

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