Serene A. Dardari
- Age: 30
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Serene A. Dardari is passionate about creating safe spaces within vulnerable communities and refugee camps.
Serene is originally from Syria and currently lives in Lebanon. She received a Master of Arts degree in Conflictology and also studied Communication Arts. As a Civil Society Communication Advisor and the Founder and Director of Şams Network — A Social Enterprise, she is responsible for building networks and bridges amongst social changemakers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and designing and implementing socioeconomic initiatives. Through her work, she was featured on Women Deliver’s Chief Executive Officer Katja Iversen’s Twitter account for World Refugee Day. As an advocate, Serene has received the “Young Innovators Creating A Better World For All” award at the Women Economic Forum.
Serene was inspired to become an advocate by her father, who told her that the only glass ceiling preventing her from achieving greatness is self-doubt.
In her free time, Serene enjoys camping, yoga, cooking, gardening, and painting.