Executive Director of the Bihar Relief Organisation
Hivin Kako is Executive Director of Bihar Relief Organisation, a Syrian NGO providing aid to vulnerable people in northern Syria. In her role, she has represented the organisation at international conferences including the London Syria Donor Conference in 2016. Ms Kako works to raise awareness about complicated gender issues in Syrian culture and serves as the Gender Focal Point for the UNOCHA Health Cluster in Gaziantep, Turkey. She is also Secretary of the Syrian Women’s Network. Hivin is fluent in English, Arabic and Kurdish. She holds a BSc with Hons in Molecular Biology from Oxford Brookes University and an MA in Bilingual Translation from Westminster University. Her BA in English Literature is from Aleppo University.