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Myriam Jaafar

Coordinator, Inclusive Education

Myriam is an Education in Emergencies and Inclusive Education/Disability Inclusion professional with twelve years of experience in the contextualization and implementation of non-formal education programs for vulnerable children, youth, and adults. In her previous roles, she worked on School Retention Support, Early Childhood Development/Education, and Basic Literacy and Numeracy programs that included Social Emotional Learning and Life Skills' components. Her work aimed at developing and strengthening the capacity of professionals involved in the education of refugee children including those living with disabilities.

Myriam kicked off her career as a special educator in an inclusive school in Lebanon prior to working on non-formal education programs with local and International Non-Governmental Organizations. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Sciences – Orthopédagogie/Special Education with a focus on non-formal education programs from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. She speaks Arabic, French and English in addition to basic knowledge of Spanish.