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Warrior Women:Amina Khoulani
Jacqui Shipe, CEO of Global Ties Alabama, and Syrian native Amina Khoulani, recipient of the U.S. Secretary of State’s International Women Of Courage Award will discuss life under the brutal Assad regime and becoming a civil activist.
Amina Khoulani is a survivor of the Assad regime’s detention and torture centers which have detained over 140,000 Syrians. She was imprisoned for six months and her husband for more than two years. She fled Syria in 2014 and has dedicated her life to helping families of forcibly disappeared Syrians. Following this experience, she rededicated her life to seeking information and justice for the families of the disappeared. She is a founding member of “Families for Freedom”, a women-ledView more
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OLLI of Greater Birmingham will host a meet and greet after the presentation. We encourage all members of the community to bring a friend and join us for this opportunity.
1975 Merryvale Road, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216