Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

Humanitarian Response Challenges in Syria: A Conversation with Amany Qaddour

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Open to Brown Undergraduate and Graduate Students. Registration Required

This informal roundtable discussion with Amany Qaddour is open to Brown University Undergraduate and Graduate Students that are interested in learning about Amany's humanitarian work in Syria with the NGO Syria Relief and Development.

Amany Qaddour is an associate faculty member and doctor of public health (DrPH) student with a concentration in health equity and justice at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Outside of Johns Hopkins, she is immersed in the Syria humanitarian response and serves as regional director of the NGO Syria Relief and Developmernt to a humanitarian team of over 2,000 aid workers on the ground. Amany is currently on the advisory group of DisasterReady; the general assembly of the Humanitarian Quality Assurance Initiative (HQAI); and has just joined UNFPA’s research advisory group for their Arab States Regional Office through 2025. In 2020, the American Public Health Association (APHA) awarded her the outstanding leadership and advocacy award in their maternal and child health section and she briefed the UN Security Council on populations affected by crisis in July 2020 and again in September 2021.

Human Rights and Humanitarianism in Action

Registration Required with limited seats available.