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

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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Nagham Mohamad Al Hendi
Field Coordinator

Lina Atat
In-Kind Program Coordinator and Pharmacist

Leen Ataya
Education Program Manager

Reem Aziz
Public Health Officer

Ali Bahsoun
Logistics Coordinator

Maria Berbari
Education Project Officer

Rana Charide
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Officer

Serene Dardari
Communications Manager

Hiba El Safadi
Grants and Operations Coordinator

Maya El Saleh
Junior Accountant

Natalie Fakih
Junior Accountant

Ahmad Fares

Sirine Fattoum
Finance and Compliance Manager

Lama Ghaddar
Program Manager

Aya Hawarinah
Field Coordinator

Sara Hijazi
Office Assistant

Maya Ismail
HR Officer

Walaa Kayyal
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Assistant

Ziad Kaawache
Livelihood Project Manager

Amani Kibrit
Field Coordinator

Louai Ladki
Grants and Operations Coordinator

Ousamma Majzoub

Reine Moubayed
Education Field Coordinator

Dina Sabeh
Project Health Officer

Maya Saleh

Anas Shehab
Communications Assistant

Yara Yassine

Christine Zahm
Youth Program Manager

Dima Zayat
Deputy Country Director


Saleh Abdul Wahab
Field Finance Coordinator - North

Mayssa Qassem
Education Field Coordinator - North

Marwa Saadi
Education Field Coordinator - North

Alaa Yacoub
Field Coordinator - North


Mahmoud Abdullah
Area Manager - Bekaa

Laury Acaf
Community Engagement Expert - Bekaa

Melissa Issa
Community Engagement Officer - Bekaa

Marcel Alfred Khoury
Project Manager - Bekaa

Sawsan Kiwan
Field Assistant - Bekaa

Mazen Shamas
Senior SWM Project Officer

Nour Shoker
Community Engagement Officer - Bekaa

South Lebanon (Ein El Hilweh & Tyre)

Ahmad Daher
SWM Field Coordinator - South

Rakan Diab
South Area Manager

Ouyoun Shabayta
Education Field Coordinator - South

Rania Shahrour
Livelihood Field Coordinator - South


Safaa Ahmad
Education Field Coordinator

Ahlam Chalabi
Area Manager - North Lebanon

Fouad Mansour
Senior Education Field Coordinator - Tripoli

Bassam Qadi
Field Coordinator - North


Jack Byrne
Country Director
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Ma'moun Abu Gheith
Custodian and Maintenance Officer

Tamara Handal Al-Hodali
Senior Accountant

Barihan Al-Khatib
Administrative Officer

Mazen Dabbagh
Program Manager

Amjad Ebeid
IT Officer

Denise Habash Hazboun
Anera+RBK Admissions Manager

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

Mohammad Abu Jahal
Warehouse Worker

Mostafa Al-Ghosain
In-Kind Program Manager

Lana Al-Qedwa
Public Health Officer, WASH

Rania Elhelo Al-Namara
Senior Communications Specialist

Sami Matar
Project Coordinator

Ahmad Najjar
In-Kind Program Coordinator

Ibrahim Najjar
Project Coordinator and Agronomist

Marwa Sbeihat
Administrative Officer

Mousa Shawwa
Support Services


Miral Al-Bess Karakra
Project Assistant

Nariman Othman Deik
Education Program Coordinator

Sulieman Mleahat
Education Program Manager

Naser Qadous
Agricultural Programs Manager

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