Zyad Al Shammari, 29 Ma'an

Bil Hiwar Nasmo Wa Nartaqi

Zyad Al Shammari is the founder of Bil Hiwar Nasmo Wa Nartaqi, an anti-violence initiative based in Ma’an. Through the project, Zyad promotes a culture of dialogue aimed at reducing the rates of violence throughout his province. His program focuses largely on reaching out to youth and educating them, while also targeting mothers and women in order to encourage them to teach their children about healthy dialogue and non-violent methods of conflict resolution from an early age.