BOARD OF DIRECTORS
REFORM’s Board of Directors is a group of activists, who set the visions and design the strategic interventions of REFORM.
Mr. Mohammad Rabah is the Executive Director for the Palestinian Circus School and Co-Founder of the Palestinian role-playing organization Bait Byout. He is a Youth Work Specialist with a master's degree in Community and Youth Work from Durham University in the United Kingdom. Mohammad’s professional expertise cover community and youth policy and practice, professional and personal development of young people, management in community settings, research in professional practice, and using non-formal learning tools, such as circus and role-playing games, to support the development of communities and young people.
Ms. Carmen Kishek is a communications specialist and content writer. She holds a master's degree in International Studies and a bachelor's degree in Media and Political Science from Birzeit University, in addition to a post-graduate diploma in Gender Studies from the University of Iceland. She currently holds the position of Information and Publications Officer at Birzeit University’s Public Relations Office and is a member of the advisory committee of the University’s Right to Education Campaign.
Ms. Kishek led many communication initiatives, including supervising the implementation of the University’s brand and identity, writing speeches and content of its publications, in addition to advocating for Palestinian academic freedom through documenting and writing statements and liaising with international supporters.
Mr. Hasan Mahareeq is a social activist who holds a master's degree in European Studies from Heinrich Heine University and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Bethlehem University. Currently, he is a Coordinator of the Youth Program of MIFTAH. Mr. Mahareeq served as a coordinator at WCLAC, CRS and Global Communities.
Mr. Tariq Abu Hashhash is a social activist who holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Hebron University and a High Diploma in Project Management. He serves as the Officer of the West Bank Relief Services division at UNRWA and the Executive Director of the YDRC program of USAID. Mr. Abu Hashhash was the Regional Manager of the Dutch Theater Days Organization.
Mrs. Dima ALArqan has gathered 20 years of professional experience in the fields of management, capacity development, program management, organisations’ accompaniment and contributing to the different policy making processes. She has cultivated her skillset through serving as a manager for the Belgian Development
Agency; Civil Society specialist for the Catholic Relief Services and USAID; Head of Mission for the French Sport and Gymnastic Federation; Program Manager for Health Work Committees as well as an advisor for GIZ.
Mrs. Arqan has a master's degree in International cooperation and development. In 2015, she joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a diplomat. She served as the Program Manager and Acting Deputy Director General for the Palestinian International Cooperation Agency, the national coordinator for South-South Cooperation, and now heading the Western African Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Mr. Abdallah Qadah is the Executive Director of Go More Fun Palestine company and the Co-Founder of the first Palestinian educational platform; iteacher, holding a master degree in Sustainable Development from Al-Quds University in Palestine. Abdallah has been continually active in developing the Palestinian community. In parallel to his work in the field of business, Abdallah has continuously contributed to social entrepreneurship and developing the youth.