E10-S8 Women in Peacebuilding with Manal El Tayar

Summary & Key Takeways

Manal is a  trilingual development professional with 7+ years of experience in project management and monitoring and evaluation skills in the fields of economic development and peace & justice transformation. Manal has represented Lebanon in a number of regional and international competitions as a national level track and field athlete.

In Episode 10 of Season 8 you learn how Manal moved over 20 times in her childhood and youth years as a result of living in war-ravaging Lebanon and how she ran as a coping mechanism. 

Currently, Manal is the Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow GNPW (Global Network of Women Peacebuilders); Fragile States Peacebuilding Advisor at Tearfund and Founding Member and Director of Programs at UI (Unconventional International).

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 *Episode recorded on March 3rd, 2021

**I miscounted the episode, we are on Episode 10.  Oooops, my bad

 Key Links

Cora Weiss Peacebuilding Fellow

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