Khayrieh Al Assaad
Khayrieh Al Assaad is women’s rights advocate, civil engineer and businesswoman from Akkar Al Atika, North Lebanon. As DfG Lebanon Country Representative, she has led the distribution of more than 10,000 DfG Kits for Syrian refugee women and more than 3,000 Kits for Lebanese women affected by Beirut explosion.
Khayrieh has been with Days for Girls since 2017. A committed and passionate woman, she also works as a site engineer, coaches a women’s basketball team (started by the U.S. Embassy in Lebanon) and serves as a youth advisor for the U.S. Embassy.
Before joining Days for Girls, Khayrieh worked as a project manager for multiple women and youth empowerment projects in Lebanon, taught English in Turkey and led skills-based education courses for thousands of refugee students in Akkar.
Khayrieh’s diverse experiences continue to inform her work as the leader of DfG Lebanon – and help her fulfill her passion to uplift women and girls throughout the country.