Sally Salem is the Humanitarian Assistance Specialist at IRAP. In this role, Sally leads IRAP’s Humanitarian Assistance referral system and Outreach Program for local NGOs and service providers in IRAP’s Lebanon office.
Prior to joining IRAP, Sally has volunteered and worked in Lebanon with various international and local nonprofits, non-governmental organizations, and charitable associations providing humanitarian aid assistance to refugees in camps. Later, she established and managed a school for Syrian refugee children for the Jesuit Refugee Services and then for Jusoor, where the main goal was highlighting the importance of education for children between 5 to 15 years old.
Sally holds a B.A. in Translation and Interpretation from the University of Damascus, and is currently working toward a Masters in International Affairs & Public Policy at the American University of Beirut. During her career she has obtained many training accomplishment certificates in the fields of gender-based violence, narrative exposure therapy for survivors of trauma, and case management.