I am Lina Sergie Attar – I'm a writer from Aleppo, living in Chicago, and doing work to support Syrians in need. AMA.
I'm the CEO and Co-Founder of Karam Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Syrians in need. Programs include emergency aid distributions and education programs for Syrian refugee youth. I recently gave a TEDx talk about my work – check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNGwTNtaU3k. We are currently in the middle of an emergency aid campaign for children in Eastern Ghouta, you can donate: https://give.karamfoundation.org/campaign/emergency-campaign-for-children-of-ghouta/c158405.
Looking forward to our event in San Francisco with comedian, talk show host, and activist Chelsea Handler – you can get your tickets: https://give.karamfoundation.org/events/-/e165812!