Farah Makras was born in Iran and at age 12, moved to the United States and attended high school at Field Moore on the Peninsula and college at San Francisco State.
Farah runs a staging company, staging new and old residential real estate in San Francisco and the broader Bay Area. Her husband, Victor Makras, is a real estate broker who also currently serves as a Commissioner on the San Francisco Port.
They have four children: Shon (30 ), Tyler (19)-a sophomore at USC, Kameron (18) -a senior at Stuart high school, and Lyla (15)- a sophomore at Drew who was adopted from Guatemala when she was 4 months old.
On Women's Day in 2010, Farah received the Unsung Heroine Award from Global Arts and Education for a clothing and medical supplies drive she helped coordinate for Sirona Cares Orphanage, aiding the thousands of Haitian children who survived the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Farah currently serves on the board of Booker T. Washington Community Center in her current role of Vice-President.
She is also on the board of San Francisco Opera Guild, who, for 75 years, who, for 75 years, has offered award-winning K-12 education programs and community outreach programs.
Farah is excited to be a part of Drew School and bring her energy and perspective to an already amazing organization.