Abeer is a nonprofit, communications professional with five years of experience producing videos, photos, and human-interest stories used to fundraise for humanitarian aid programs.
The majority of her work experience has been in Syria, where she created communications packages for use by her colleagues in SOS Children’s Villages fundraising offices in the United States and Europe. she went into the field often, going to the frontlines of the Syrian war to document the impact of the organization’s programs by interviewing beneficiaries and capturing their stories.
In 2016, Abeer was promoted to the regional office of SOS Children’s Villages. She worked in Casablanca, Morocco, as the Crisis and Emergency Communications Advisor, where she covered 9 country offices, creating guidelines and strategies that aim to improve the quality of communications work from the region.
Abeer was recently selected to be a fellow with Atlas Corps, a comparative fellowship program for social change leaders in the United States. She serves as a Communications Strategist with the American Express Foundation covering three social corporate work areas.
She is motivated by the knowledge that communications is a vital part to fundraising and that without fundraising, people in places hit by humanitarian disasters would not receive the support they need.