Hind Aboud Kabawat

Hind Aboud Kabawat is presently a member of the High Negotiations Committee at the Syrian peace talks in Geneva, and she is also the Director of Interfaith Peacebuilding at the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC) at George Mason University. Since the beginning of the Syrian revolution, she has piloted numerous training programs related to conflict resolution, women’s empowerment, and negotiation skills in Aleppo, Idlib, the Atmeh IDP camp, Istanbul, and Amman. Moreover, Hi Kabawatnd is the Founder and Director of the Syrian Centre for Dialogue, Peace, and Reconciliation in Toronto and has served as a Consultant and Advisory Board Member at the World Bank. She is also head of the interfaith committee for Tastakel, an organization that includes women from diverse groups working for peace and reconciliation through women’s empowerment and education.