Dr Dareen Al-Khoury

Dareen comes from a research and communications background. She holds a PhD in the Analysis of Social and Economic Processes and a master’s degree in Communications Media and Advertising. In her position as the Communications Director at Generations for Peace, she is responsible for developing cohesive communications strategies for local and international programmes focused on peacebuilding, as she leads a diversely-skilled communications team. Dareen has conducted research on communications, media, and discourse analysis, collaborating with international NGOs from the Middle East, Europe, and the United States. She has led research on measuring trust in information, interfaith-dialogue and conflict-sensitive journalism, cyber harassment, media literacy among illiterate communities, and conducted extremist organizations discourse analysis.