257. Zeina Awaydate (Founder, Project Zaid)

Zeina Awaydate is the founder of Project Zaid, a program aiming at teaching life skills to orphans in her hometown in Tripoli through trained volunteers that act as big brothers and sisters to the children, providing them with needed individual attention and support. Zeina has been nominated as a Synergos Fellow and an Arab World Social Innovator for her project; she was also a finalist in an Arab reality TV show hosted by Amr Khaled called Mujaddidun (“Revivers”) aimed at promoting volunteering and positive social action. Zeina currently works as a Marketing and Fundraising Officer at the Lebanese Association for Scientific Research and has plans to launch a life coaching business

http://www.synergos.org/bios/zeinaawaydate.htm

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