Kenda Alzaim has six years’ experience working with grass-roots humanitarian relief organisations in Syria. In this time, she launched three community centres in a conflict-affected area that provided mental health and psychosocial services. She was responsible for the overall implementation of projects, communication with partners and donors, the development and implementation of a project-related Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) system, as well as the preparation of project reports. She helped implement conflict resolution measures and facilitated dialogue and peace building in local and international initiatives in Syria and in refugee camps along the Lebanese border. She also conducted conflict resolution trainings in local communities and a voluntary association in Damascus. Prior to this, she completed her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at Damascus University.
Master’s thesis title
Civil Society as a promoter of democracy in MENA: A comparative study of the cases of Tunisia and Egypt