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 marketing communications management experience, with a specific focus in the MENA 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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