Eyad Samman

Eyad Samman, a Syrian activist, writer and blogger, participated in many activities and events to support youth and development in communities especially the Syrian. Eyad has launched many projects that support the inter dialogue between communities in cooperating with many NGOs in Turkey (TOG). Eyad has also, worked for Anna Lindh Foundation in Alexandria-Egypt, working for an initiative of "Citizens for Syria" that strengthens the concept of citizenship among Syrian groups. In 2013, Eyad founded an electronic magazine (Our Streets magazine) which addresses the political and social issues for Syrian youth inside Syria and abroad. In addition, Eyad contributed in activating the role of alternative media through establishing channels on social media that present different sides of the political and social life without the traditional restrictions. Academically, Eyad has a Master in Finance from Arabic Academy, and is now preparing to study a Master of International Development.

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