Hind Kabawat is the deputy of the Head of the office of the Syrian Negotiation Committee in Geneva, a visiting scholar at Harvard Law school negotiation program and the Director of the Interfaith Peacebuilding and an adjunct Professor at the Center for World Religions and Diplomacy at George Mason University.  Ms. Kabawat is also a former member of the High Negotiations committee for Syria in Geneva. Ms. Kabawat was awarded in 2007, the Peacemakers in Action Award from the Tanenbaum Centre for Interreligious Understanding in New York, and also the Public Diplomacy Award from CRDC, George Mason University in 2009, at the time when she was a member on the Future of the Middle East, World Economic Forum, Davos Economic Forum. Ms. Kabawat is the CEO of "Tastakel", a women learning Centre for the refugees in Rihanieh south Turkey and Tastakel women centres in Jarjanaz, and Atareb in Idlib. She holds a BA in Economics from Damascus University, a degree in Law from the Arab University in Beirut; a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the University of Toronto; a Certificate in Strategy Leadership from the University of Toronto, and a Masters in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.