Raida Samman-Faraj '94

A Conversation with Raida Samman-Faraj ‘94 Business Woman Entrepreneur


Mrs. Samman-Faraj is a 1994 Business/Marketing graduate of William Paterson.  In 1992 Raida and her husband started Faraj Inc., an embroidery and embellishment  manufacturing company, now located in Paterson, NJ.  Raida is in charge of accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll.  She is also involved in the day-to-day and major decision making of running the business.  In 1999,  they started investing in commercial and residential real estate.  In 2000 Raida earned her real estate license and is a member of The New Jersey MLS.  In 2008,  Raida and her husband created an on line website company,, where consumers can create custom t-shirts.

Raida lives in the area and is the proud mother of a WP graduate.