Farah Jimenez, Member

Farah Jimenez, Member

Commissioner, SRC

Farah JimenezMs. Jimenez is the President and CEO of the Philadelphia Education Fund (“Ed Fund”) – a nonprofit that impacts learning through programming that supports teachers via professional development and peer networks and college-bound seniors via college access and college persistence counseling and last dollar scholarships.

Before arriving at the Ed Fund, Ms. Jimenez was the President and CEO of the People’s Emergency Center – a comprehensive social services agency that serves vulnerable and homeless families throughout West Philadelphia.  Ms. Jimenez also spent 13 years at the helm of Mt. Airy USA, a nonprofit community development corporation that led the transformation of Mt. Airy's Germantown Avenue into a thriving dining and retail destination. 

Actively engaged in public service, Ms. Jimenez serves on several nonprofit boards and committees. In 2010, Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Ronald Tomalis appointed Ms. Jimenez to his Homeless Children's Education Task Force.

A public school graduate, Ms. Jimenez earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 and her juris doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1996.

Term Expiration: January 2019