Executive Director of Dawlaty
Salma Kahale is currently the Executive Director of Dawlaty, where she focuses on supporting civil society actors and young people to engage in democratic transition processes through capacity building, community mobilization and advocacy. She is also a founding member of Planet Syria, a campaign with 114 Syrian groups and over 60 international groups advocating for civilian protection and meaningful peace negotiations. Previously, she worked on child protection and youth engagement in Syria and Lebanon with Save the Children and Mercy Corps and UNICEF. She is currently based in Beirut. Salma holds a Masters degree in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics.