Maram Haddad leads programming for and administration of PHR’s project on building forensic capacity to document evidence of international crimes committed in northern Iraq. She coordinates the project’s day-to-day activities, including the planning, support, and development of programmatic efforts and forensic trainings aimed at developing and strengthening collaborative networks of medical, legal, and judicial professionals. Haddad advocates to advance a survivor-centered approach to justice and accountability for international crimes and human rights violations in Iraq.
Prior to joining PHR, Haddad worked as an assistant producer for the Arabic radio and Arabic website at the United Nations Department of Public Information. She assisted the team with all aspects of production of radio programs, including developing, writing, and recording radio broadcasts, news stories, features, and news segments. She also coordinated content from all meetings and press conferences at the UNHQ in NY and at the UN office in Geneva.
Haddad holds a BA in English Literature from Damascus University and an MA in Comparative English Literature with a special focus on political novels from the City College of New York, CUNY. She is fluent in Arabic.