Sarah is a community worker, researcher, writer, and photographer. She is active in different social and political collectives that are trying to improve the future of society in Lebanon. She has also co-founded a grassroots, alternative media and slow-journalism website called Beirut Syndrome which focuses on topics that are often overlooked by mainstream media. She has worked for years at local organizations with refugees from Syria and Palestine on programs that enable and promote better livelihoods. Sarah studied psychology and political science at Haigazian University, and received two scholarships to study abroad at the University of Vienna and Temple University in Philadelphia where she joined other curious minds from around the world to learn more about human rights, cultural studies, international law, migration, and other social sciences that shape many of her views today. Sarah currently works as a consultant supporting local and international organizations with developing programs that are relevant and efficient. Sarah seeks to network with people from around the world in an effort to fight radicalism and join hands with those who are trying to develop and promote positive narratives.
Main Pillar: Migration
Areas of Expertise: Countering Terrorism, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
Country of Origin: Lebanon
City of Residency: Hamburg, Germany