Mrs. Lina Harakeh, Project Manager Center for Excellence, Lebanon
Lina Harakeh was born in Bourj Al Barajneh, south of Beirut. After graduating from the Manor House Descartes High School, Lina attended LAU University in Beirut where she graduated with a BA degree in Biology & Chemistry. Subsequently, she engaged herself in social work with international humanitarian organizations, managing activities to enhance the social development and community interaction within her birth location of Bourj Al Barajneh where her family has deep roots. In December 2006, she began as IJMA3's Manager of the CFE in Bourj Al Barajneh. Ever since, she is organizing community events and activities for strengthening bonds with the local population and keeping them up-to-date for the CFE programs and aims for increasing literacy levels in computer usage, social awareness and community interaction between Lebanese and Palestinians residents as well as promoting the benefits of the English language.