Maymanah Farhat is a writer and curator who has organized exhibitions at galleries, universities, and museums throughout the United States and across the Middle East. Farhat regularly contributes to international publications, including museum catalogues, academic journals, magazines, and edited volumes. She has presented her research at New York University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University, among other institutions.

She is a co-editor of Jadaliyya’s Culture page.

In 2014, she was listed among Foreign Policy magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers in recognition of her scholarship on Syrian art.