Speakers 2022

Lea Baroudi

Co-Founder and General Coordinator | MARCH

Lea Baroudi is a founding Member and Director of March, a Lebanese non-profit organization that seeks to engender tolerance, foster diversity, and promote freedom of expression in Lebanon. Her efforts to fight for women’s rights have received praise from the March as one of the most successful organizations for advocacy and policy dialogue in the Mediterranean region. A certified professional mediator, Lea Baroudi specializes in inter-faith and sectarian mediation and has initiated and worked actively on peace-building projects that use art, culture and economic development to resolve conflict and counter radicalization among youth in Lebanon. She was recently a Fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington DC working on conflict resolution and countering extremism.