S.T– Project coordinator
Graduated from the Lebanese University with a BA in French Literature and is currently writing her thesis for her MA in Cultural Mediation. In parallel, she led a career in the cultural sector, which she launched in 2017 as an administrative coordinator at Hammana Artist House and Collectif Kahraba, where she stayed until 2020. In 2018, she was on the production team of the Beirut and Beyond International Music Festival. Her interest in arts as a medium for cultural reconciliation led her to participate in the Caux Peace Building and Leadership Program in July 2018 in Switzerland, where she received a certificate of completion. In 2020, she will take a position as a Project Manager of the “Creative Arts for Peace and Equality” project in Clown Me In; a project focused on building capacities through art and dedicated to refugees in over 10 Lebanese towns. Afterward, she occupied the position of Fundraising Expert for the IIVVSS project in the same organization. She accompanies many artists in writing their grant proposals and artistic concepts. She also has an extensive experience in translation from and in English, Arabic, and French. In 2022, in parallel to her work in the cultural sector, she will work as a communication coordinator in a sub-contract with the UNDP and Oxfam Communication Consultant. Her work contributed to the launching of the first UNDP Renewable Energy podcast. She is now a Project Coordinator at Access Center for Human Rights, primarily focusing on Syrian refugee rights in Lebanon and means to advocate for human rights.
L.A – Accountant
Saleh Malass – Research
E.K – Field coordinator
Human rights activist with a bachelor’s in law from the University of Aleppo and field work experience with refugees dating to 2013, in addition to his experience in legal support on personal status and land law, and in coordination of development and peacebuilding initiatives for host and refugee communities. Additionally, he previously worked as a teacher and director at a school for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
D.K – Field Officer
Freelance journalist/researcher graduated from Damascus university, majored in media and journalism worked with several local journals writing and editing articles.
worked as a researcher with several institutions and in different research fields. Worked on several projects as an expert in archiving Syrian oral history. With long experience in working with civil society organizations majored in campaigning and designing advocacies through developing research and studying communities in order to plan for advocacy campaigns.
Zain Alabdin Ali – Database Officer
Human rights activist and architect based in Mexico. He previously studied Radio and TV at the Lebanese International University. He worked with Syrian refugees in Syrian and Palestinian camps between 2012 and 2016 on legal support and issues pertaining to relief, education, and labour, as well as contributed to the production of multiple human rights studies with organizations in Lebanon.
I.A – Multimedia designer
Holder of a bachelor’s in biochemistry from the Lebanese University and a bachelor’s in graphic design from the Lebanese International University. He has over 10 years of experience in design, working in media production with Arab and International magazines, and as a graphic designer with various companies, organizations, and universities, notably the American University of Beirut.