Influential Syrian-American writer Lina Sergie Attar will speak on March 18 at 6:00 p.m at East-West about the ongoing war in Syria and the humanitarian crisis it's causing.
Attar has appeared on BBC News, NPR, Huffington Post Live and other media outlets to talk about Syria. She has written for publications such as the New York Times, Syria Deeply and Critical Muslim.
Attar is also the President and co-founder of the Karam Foundation. Karam, which means generosity in Arabic, focuses on developing innovative programs for children displaced by the conflict in Syria and cultivating relief networks.
For more information please contact Joel Inwood at 312-939-0111 Ext. 1820