Arwa Damon President & Co-founder

Ms. Damon is CNN's Senior International Correspondent based in Istanbul, Turkey. She has over a decade of experience in war zones across the MENA region and has often focused her work on humanitarian stories. Ms. Damon has received extensive recognition for her work including TV and News Emmys, Peabodys, the Investigative Reporters and Editors award, and most recently was the recipient of the International Women's Media Foundation "Courage in Journalism" award. The concept behind INARA is a by product of her first hand experience on the ground.  

Luna Madi Vice President & Co-founder

Ms. Madi holds over 15 years of international communications management experience, with a specific focus in the EMEA region. Her work also involved establishing start-ups and advising CEOs and Board members.



Dr. Ghassan Abu Sittah 

Dr. Abu Sittah is Head of Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the American University of Beirut Medical Center.  He is also an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and has over 20 years of experience in treating conflict-related injuries. Dr Abu Sittah is the recipient of the award for Humanism and Professionalism for 2015 from the American University of Beirut.

Keely Quinn

Ms. Quinn is currently Managing Director of Program in New York for the national non-profit Health Leads.  Her extensive background in program development and marketing in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds includes the development of an international burns outreach program in partnership with the American Burn Association.  

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Amanda Seyfried

Amanda Seyfried is best known for her starring role as Sophie in the musical film Mamma Mia. She can also be seen starring in First Reformed. She recently wrapped production on The Art of Racing in the Rain, and will soon begin production on You Should Have Left, opposite Kevin Bacon. Additional film credits include Les Miserables, Ted 2, Anon, Gringo, Lovelace, and Dear John.

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Thomas Sadoski

Thomas Sadoski currently stars on the hit comedy series Life in Pieces, currently shooting its fourth season. On the big screen, he was most recently featured in The Last Word,  and reprised his role as Jimmy in John Wick: Chapter Two, starring Keanu Reeves, and the independent comedy The Mimic. He will next star with Lucy Liu in the independent drama The Last Weekend in May. In his free time, he works closely with the charity group Refugees International, of which he is also a board member.  


Kim Kelaita

Kim is an award-winning producer and reporter. She is currently a freelance producer for CNN based out of Dubai. In addition to her career in journalism, she is also a founding partner of MENA Properties, which recently merged with MD Properties in Dubai, and a founding member of the UN Women Empowerment Principles in the UAE, promoting sustainability and gender parity in the private sector.