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Syrian Entrepreneur Lara Shahin Sparks Change for other Women Refugees in Jordan

June 15, 2022

To commemorate World Refugee Day on June 20, this month the Riyada podcast features entrepreneurs from MENA’s refugee community. Merissa Khurma speaks with a Syrian entrepreneur Lara Shahin, who founded Jasmine Foundation in Jordan. Over the last five years, Lara has doubled the number of women refugees working at Jasmine, as well as expanded her training programs across borders.   

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This podcast was funded by a grant from the United States Department of State. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the guests and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State.