Understanding everyday life challenges in Lebanon: Our interview with Omar Kraidy
Discover our latest podcast episodes featuring our interview with Lebanese civil society actor Omar Kraidy. Omar draws on his experience working as a local NGO officer to describe the everyday reality of the economic crisis, he comments on its implications for the sectors of health and eduction. Omar draws our attention to the challenges faced by refugees and considers to what extent the current crisis has affected the revolutionary movement. Download the two episodes our fascinating interview!
Find out more about our guest:
Omar Kraidy is a trainer and administrative officer in a local NGO in Lebanon, the Arab Resource for Popular Arts, that works on empowering marginalized Palestinian refugee communities with international such as UNICEF. Prior to his current work, he was a technology teacher for 5 years within schools and TechEd startups. He has been a youth advisor with the World Bank in Lebanon for 3 years where he represented the youth demographic of Lebanon on key issues and projects that involved the World Bank. He was selected as a delegate for Lebanon at multiple UN agencies international conferences held in Egypt, Tunisia, and Morocco. He still volunteers with international NGOs that provide innovative solutions for underprivileged communities. He is a technology enthusiast and STEM instructor, with a background in petroleum engineering and is currently pursuing his masters in digital transformation.