Lama Kilzar – Women Deliver

Lama Kilzar

  • Age: 29
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Meaningful youth engagement is the empowerment of young individuals to be involved and able to participate in planning and decision-making processes. Youth are talented, energetic, creative, and motivated to come up with pioneering solutions to the world's biggest problems.

- Lama Kilzar


Lama Kilzar is originally from Palestine and currently lives in Lebanon. She received a Master of Public Health from American University of Beirut in 2016. As a Programme Officer at The Kvinna Till Kvinna Foundation, Lama is responsible for support of partner organizations, capacity building and experience exchange, donor proposals and reports, and providing recommendations based on lessons learned. Lama is also President of 4 All Causes, board member at Taawon Lebanon, and committee member at Unite Lebanon Youth Project Alumni Association.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Being part of the target group myself, I could no longer accept the mistreatment of women and the waste of talents and abilities that has been caused due to existing societal inequities.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Conducting research, reading, traveling, and hiking.

Languages Spoken:

  • Arabic (Advanced/Native)
  • English (Advanced/Native)

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