We are proud of our team of experienced professionals based in Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon and Washington, DC. All but two of our staff members in our country offices are from the communities they serve. They know what the conditions are and they are dedicated to bringing about positive change.

Washington, DC

Sean Carroll
President & CEO
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Lola Akinuli
International Grants Manager

Maha Akkeh
Donor Relations Coordinator

Hamsa Al Qaraghuli
Staff Accountant

Christina Andeweg
Donor Relations Coordinator

Rula Kort Bawardi
Donor Relations and Special Events Manager

Liz Demarest
Vice President of Communications

Donna Diane
Chief Financial Officer

Dina Dukhqan
Senior Director, New Business Development

Niki Erickson
Manager of Operations

Steve Fake
Media Relations Officer

Holly Jordan
New Business Development Manager

Maggie Forster Schmitz
Vice President of Philanthropy

Nisreen Khalaf
In-Kind Program Manager

Skylar Lawrence
Director of Donor Development

Samantha Molt
Director of Accounting

Elizabeth Obeidat
Development Assistant

Daniel Riley
Communications Officer

Christina Schnoor
Director of Digital Fundraising


Carina Aoun
New Business Development Consultant



Samar El-Yassir
Country Director
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Lina Atat
In-Kind Program Coordinator/Pharmacist

Leen Ataya
Education Program Manager

Reem Aziz
Public Health Officer

Maria Berbari
Education Project Officer

Rana Charide
MEAL Assistant

Serene Dardari
Communication & Outreach Manager

Hiba El Safadi
Grants & Operations Coordinator

Maya El Saleh
Junior Accountant

Ahmed Fares

Sirine Fattoum
Finance & Compliance Manager

Lama Ghaddar
Program Manager

Aya Hawarni
SWM Assistant Field Coordinator

Sara Hijazi
Administrative Clerk

Ziad Kawash
Livelihood Project Manager

Oussama Majzoub

Reine Moubayed
Education Field Coordinator

Anas Shehab
Communication Assistant

Yara Yassine

Christine Zahm
Youth Program Manager

Dima Zayat
Deputy Country Director


Salah Abdu Wahab
Field/Finance Coordinator

Ahlam Chalabi
Area Manager - North Lebanon

Mayssa Qassem
Education Field Coordinator

Marwa Saadi
Education Field Coordinator

Alaa Yacoub
Field Coordinator


Mohamed Awad
Education Field Coordinator

Mazen Chamas
Senior SWM Project Officer

May Issa
Livelihood Field Coordinator

George Makadssi
SWM Project Manager

South Lebanon (Ein El Helwe & Tyre)

Ahmad Daher
SWM Field Coordinator

Rakan Diab
Area Manager - South Lebanon

Oyoun Shabayta
Education Field Coordinator

Rania Shahrour
Livelihood Field Coordinator


Safaa Al Ahmad
Education Field Coordinator

Diala Ali
Finance and Administration Coordinator

Ahlam Chalabi
Area Manager - North Lebanon

Fouad Mansour
Senior Education Field Coordinator

Bassam Qadi
Field Coordinator


Jack Byrne
Country Director
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Mamoun Abu Gheith
Custodian & Maintenance officer

Tamara Handal Al-Hodali
Senior Accountant

Barihan Al-Khatib
Administrative Officer / Receptionist

Amjad Ebeid
IT Officer

Emile Makhlouf
Manager of Finance

Lana Noureddin
Administrative and HR Adviser

Ziad Rimawi
ECD Engineer

Beitin Warehouse

Hani Khleif
In-Kind Director, West Bank and Gaza

Mohammad Atieh
In-Kind Field Assistant

Mohammad Mahmoud Ma’tan
Warehouse Assistant


Nahed Al-Wehaidi
Gaza Director

Mohammed Abu Jahal
Warehouse Assistant

Mostafa Al Ghosain
In-Kind Manager

Rania Elhelo
Senior Communications Specialist

Sami Matar
Project Engineer

Ibrahim Najjar
Project Coordinator / Agronomist

Ahmad Al-Najjar
In-Kind Program Coordinator

Lana Qedwa
Public Health Officer, WASH

Marwa Sbeih
Project Assistant

Mousa Shawwa
Support Services


Miral Al-Bess
Project Assistant

Nariman Deik
Education Program Coordinator

Sulieman Mleahat
Education Program Manager

Naser Qadous
Agricultural Programs Manager

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