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Wafa’ Al-Makhamreh

Land: Jordanien

Jahr: 2018

Religionszugehörigkeit: Christentum

Wafa’ Al-Makhamreh is the head of the International Organizations Division at the Directorate for Cultural and International Relations in the Ministry of Education of Jordan. She is responsible for fostering international cooperation between the Ministry and a number of regional, national and international organizations. Wafa has a master’s degree in translation from Yarmouk University, Irbid, and a bachelor’s in English language (translation) from the University of Applied Sciences in Amman.

Wafa' is interested in social work and believes that every person in his or her society has a role to play in peacebuilding and citizenship. She is a member of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in Fuheis, her hometown, and a trainer with the Berghof Foundation.

She has been an activist in the field of interfaith and intercultural dialogue since 2013. She believes that education is the most powerful tool that can be used to change the world. Therefore she has been involved in many activities to empower youth in civic and nonviolence education as well as interfaith and intercultural dialogue.