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Saturday, November 28 • 6:15pm - 7:30pm
Syria in the Spotlight: A Conversation

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Over the past four years, Syria has been going through an extremely brutal and bloody war of attrition. As the Assad regime continues to bombard the civilian population, world powers pontificate over what solution might be viable based on their own interests. Listen to a unique perspective from Syrian students living in the U.S. on opportunities to educate and bring awareness on your campus. Learn from a Palestinian refugee from Syria's infamous Al Yarmouk Refugee camp as to what is happening on the ground to Palestinians and Syrians alike

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Noor Ali

Noor Ali currently serves as the assistant director for social justice education at Northwestern Univer - sity and as an adjunct faculty at Harper College in student development. At Northwestern, Ms. Ali oversees the peer inclusion educators program (PIE), a peer-to-peer social justice... Read More →

Nayef Al Smadi

Nayef Al Smadi is a founding member and former international executive board member of the Pales - tinian Youth Movement and a founder of Jafra Foundation for Relief and Youth Development. He is a Palestinian refugee from Yarmouk camp in Damascus, Syria, and holds a bachelor’s degree... Read More →

Saturday November 28, 2015 6:15pm - 7:30pm CST
Ballroom H