RWAN Founders

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Lama Jaghjougha

Founder & CEO

Lama has accumulated more than 6 years experience in PR and communications in the Middle East and in Europe. She has worked for many different companies and non profit organizations and has grown an interest in the field of migration. She is the founder of Raise Women’s Awareness Network (RWAN). She holds a master's degree in European public affairs and communications at IHECS, and a master's degree in international migration with a specialization in international development at the University of Kent. She also has a great experience in project management and speaks Arabic, English and French.

Isabel Marques da Silva

Founder & Communication consultant

Isabel a European Affairs Correspondent at the Euronews' Brussels delegation. Migration, Environment and Sustainable Development are the main areas of expertise. Isabel has a BA in Communication Sciences (1995) from the UniversidadeNova de Lisboa (Portugal) and a MA in Communication for Development (2017) from the Malmo University (Sweden), with a thesis about Higher Education opportunities for young displaced people. Outside journalism, Isabel worked as the Communication Officer for Portugal at the United Nations Regional Information Center, in Brussels (2015/2016).

Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels


Amanda Klekowski von Koppenfels received her PhD in Government and MA in German and European Studies from Georgetown University, Washington, DC. She received an AB from Harvard University. Amanda is a reader in Migration and Politics at the University of Kent’s Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS) and Director of the MA in International Migration. She was visiting scholar at Harvard University's Center for European Studies 2012-13 and visiting professor at the University of Vienna, in the Research Group Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion, in 2009. Her list of publications is available here: 


Christine Tayar

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Hayat Adi

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Dima Radwan