Farai Gundan is a recent graduate of the Masters in Public Administration program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government and an Edward S. Mason Fellow. She serves on the Board of Advisors for the Harvard University, Africa Policy Journal. Farai is also a World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader and a Dangote Fellow. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration.
Farai has been listed as the number one top Forbes writers amongst top 10 writers for Forbes.com. She also writes for ESSENCE, a leading US publication that focuses on women of color. In 2017, Farai was named one of "100 Most Influential People of African Descent" (MIPAD) as proclaimed by United Nation's General Assembly resolution 68/237, International Decade for People of African Descent. She is the recipient of the 2016 “Special Recognition Award” by Zimbabwe Achievers Awards; the 2015 “Media Excellence Award” by African Women Awards and 2014 “Emerging African Leader Award” by Temple University. Ladybrille Magazine named Farai as one of “20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs in America to watch in 2015”. Forbes named Farai as one of its 2013 “Top 30 Best Young Entrepreneurs” from Africa.
Farai runs FaraiMedia, a global communications and media strategy, and branding agency.