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Key Results

  • Successfully implemented 10+ grants management systems for family foundations, arts councils, corporations and funds
  • Implemented SmartSimple in over 8 languages

Parisa Farukh

Implementation Consultant

Implementation & Smartsimple Expert

Key Results

  • Successfully implemented 10+ grants management systems for family foundations, arts councils, corporations and funds
  • Implemented SmartSimple in over 8 languages

Parisa Farukh is an Implementation Specialist at Grantbook, where she researches, recommends, implements, and helps integrate different cloud solutions for grants management and customer relationship management.

Prior to joining the Grantbook team in 2019, Parisa worked at SmartSimple Software for two and a half years, where she gained valuable experience implementing cloud based solutions for grantmaking organizations. Realizing the significant impact technology can have in making the world a better place, she decided to further expand her knowledge of the philanthropic space at Grantbook.

Parisa has a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Dalhousie University. Growing up, she was actively involved in the non-profit sector, working with various foundations that worked towards the betterment of children living below the poverty line in Bangladesh. 

Notable Clients & Projects

Smartsimple:

  • Girls First Fund: Implemented in 5 languages using SmartSimple (English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Nepali), used in 6 countries around the world to help end child marriage
  • Honda R&D Americas: Implemented for corporate giving and matching gifts, resulting in different divisions of Honda wanting the exact same build 
  • Delaware Division of the Arts: Arts council using grants and event management
  • Frida The Young Feminist Fund, implemented in 6 languages including English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russhian, Arabic
  • Wisconsin Arts Board
  • Smith Family Foundation
  • Harvest Foundation

Skills

  • Cloud-based application configuration
  • Project Management
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Client Support
  • Business Analysis

Tech Tools

  • Smartsimple
  • Fluxx

Training & Education

Dalhousie University, 2013-2016
B.Sc. Computer Science
Co-operative Education in Computer Science, Minor in Mathematics, Specialization in Communication Technologies and Cyber Security

Certified Fluxx Admin
Fluxx, Issued Sep 2019

ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management
ITIL Certified, Credential ID GR750161174PF

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