Lina Sergie Attar
Co-Founder and CEO, Karam Foundation
Lina Sergie Attar is co-founder and CEO of Karam Foundation. A Syrian-American architect and writer from Aleppo, she co-developed the foundation’s Innovative Education initiatives and leadership program and travels to the Syria-Turkey border to run its Smart Aid programs. She has been published in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Foreign Policy and appeared on CNN, BBC News, and NPR. Sergie Attar has spoken about the Syrian humanitarian crisis at institutions in the United States and the Middle East. She is a co-founder of the How Many More? project, serves on the board of directors of The Syria Campaign, and was named one of GOOD magazine’s 2016 GOOD 100.