• Publication date: August 2, 2016

Mrs. Samar Dudin

Samar Dudin, is The Regional Director and Head of Programs at Ruwwad Al Tanmeya a Community and Youth Empowerment Organization where she leads and designs youth empowerment programs and organizes and coaches community led campaigns (the 6 Minutes and Safe Homes campaigns) .
Samar is one of the pioneers of Drama and Theatre in Education in Jordan and a lifelong cultural activist since mid 90ies . In 2006 she founded the youth empowering initiative Takween Open Spaces in Amman Jordan and has developed several innovative and multi-disciplinary initiatives that integrate education, development and the arts targeting mainly children, youth and their caretakers in local communities. As a city council member -2003-2006- Samar enabled the creation of the Child Protection Committee and the Executive Agency for a Child Friendly City which launched Greater Amman Municipality s first child Municipal Councils' elections.
Samar graduated from Santa Clara California with a degree in Theatre Arts . She is a member of The Advisory Committee of the Arab Education Forum, a founding board member of Al Balad Theater, and a founding member of Mujtama3i an Arab platform for Community Organizers, An Arab Ashoka Fellow on Social Entrepreneurship. a Fellow of the International Women s Forum Leadership program and a Trainer on Ways Women Lead ,a Fellow and Moderator of the Aspen Institute Leadership Program, She dedicates her time in developing Ruwwad Al Tanmeya s Programs and Regional Expansion in the Arab World.

( ) Samar Dudin, is The Regional Director and Head of Programs at Ruwwad Al Tanmeya a Community and Youth Empowerment Organization where she leads and designs youth empowerment programs and organizes and  coaches community led campaigns  (the 6 Minutes and Safe Homes campaigns) .

Samar is one of the pioneers of Drama and Theatre in Education in Jordan and a lifelong cultural activist since mid  90ies . In 2006 she founded the youth empowering initiative Takween Open Spaces in Amman Jordan and has developed several innovative and multi-disciplinary initiatives that integrate education, development and the arts targeting mainly children, youth and their caretakers in local communities. As a city council member -2003-2006- Samar enabled the creation of the Child Protection Committee and the Executive Agency for a Child Friendly City which launched Greater Amman Municipality s first child Municipal Councils' elections.

Samar graduated from Santa Clara California with a degree in Theatre Arts . She is a member of The Advisory Committee of the Arab Education Forum, a founding board member of Al Balad Theater, and a founding member of Mujtama3i an Arab platform for Community Organizers, An Arab Ashoka Fellow on Social Entrepreneurship.   a Fellow of the International Women s Forum Leadership program and a Trainer on Ways Women Lead  ,a  Fellow and Moderator of the Aspen Institute Leadership Program, She dedicates her time in developing Ruwwad Al Tanmeya s  Programs and Regional Expansion in the Arab World.