Kafa Al Bachir – Founder of Lasting Peace, Syria

On leadership:

“A successful leader is someone who changes the fate of her environment, her homeland, or her people to break the bonds of slavery and rebel to demand her legal right to live in peace and dignity.”

On achievements:

“My steadfastness and giving an incentive to the people around me to continue the march towards our desired goal.”

On challenges:

“The male-dominant society seeks to suppress women’s success. Other restrictions are realized by society under the pretext of customs and religion.”

Advice for female leaders:

“I advise every female leader to continue her path towards her goals.”