Category: Gender

Vicky el Khoury Zwein

Vicky el Khoury Zwein Co-founder of Sabaa party Vicky was elected twice as council member at Sin El Fil municipality, she’s a political activist and a defender of women’s rights. She trained thousands of women developing their capacities and involving them in politics in Lebanon and Arab countries. She is the director of ONDES, through which she links with women who won the municipal elections through the ” She,For Lebanon” program. Vicky is one of the founders of Women in Parliament, which was launched in 2012 based on her belief in the importance of coordination among all civil society...

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Salyne El Samarany

    Salyne El Samarany CEO – Teach For Lebanon    Salyne is a mother of two boys and an advocate for quality education in Lebanon. She participated in the Middle East Partnership Initiative Program for Student Leaders at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, in 2007. She was selected as the Lebanese Ambassador of Youth at the Arab Thought Foundation in 2009. As Chief Executive Officer of Teach For Lebanon, Salyne believes that providing equal educational opportunities for Lebanese children is at the core of the nation’s well-being. She was one of nine young education advocates selected for the...

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Nayla Geagea

  Nayla Geagea  Lawyer and Researcher Nayla Geagea is a lawyer and researcher with more than ten years of experience and practice with a focus on international human rights, protection of vulnerable groups and international criminal justice. Since 2008, she has engaged in legal research and drafted legal briefs, memoranda, and draft laws encompassing a range of issues related to human, social and economical rights. She has worked with multiple local and international organizations including research centers to develop public policies and advocate for legal reforms, to implement projects and activities aiming at addressing forms of discrimination and marginalization...

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