Lina Al-Samaraee is a Caseworker at the IRAP Jordan office. In this role, Lina mainly focuses on interviewing and communicating with vulnerable refugee populations in order to provide them with legal services related to resettlement.
Prior to joining IRAP, Lina worked at a diplomatic mission where she mainly led research projects, created needs assessment reports, and contributed to the communications strategy. Prior to that, she worked as a freelance translator on specialized terminology handbooks in the field of social work, in administration at the German-Jordanian University, and interned as a social worker with the Caritas-Jordan Psychosocial Support Center.
Lina holds a B.A. degree in Translation and Interpretation in German, English, and Arabic from the German-Jordanian University, during which she also did an exchange semester at the University of Leipzig in Germany. She also holds a professional certificate in Social Work with a focus on refugees and migration, and hopes to continue to help vulnerable communities by pursuing a degree in Data Science.