Bara’ah is a values-driven activist and professional with over 10 years’ experience in the humanitarian and development sector in conflict settings. As Bara’ah worked with UN agencies, international organisations, and local NGOs, where she supported and managed livelihood, education and health projects, she has a comprehensive understanding of the international aid landscape. Bara’ah also co-founded and led several community initiatives aimed at empowering youth to become active citizens and prospective professionals in both Syria and the diaspora. Bara’ah uses a social justice lens in all her work, strongly believing in localisation, empowerment, and justice. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Damascus University and a master’s degree in Political Economy of Emerging Markets from King’s College London.