Sawsan Al-Fahoum Jafar
Sawsan Jafar was born in Lebanon into a Palestinian family and holds a B.S in Economics from the American University of Beirut. She is a founding member of the board of The Friends of Cancer Patients Society in the United Arab Emirates and acted as its chairman from 2000 to 2008. She is a member of the Baden-Powell organization, as well as a board member for the Welfare Association, the Institute for Palestine Studies and the Chairman of the Board for MIFTAH - The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue & Democracy. Jafar also won a prize for voluntary work in the Emirate of Sharjah, UAE.