Sara Mardini, whose story of bravery and resilience astonished the world, will speak at Inly School on Wednesday April 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
Open to the public, Sara’s talk, entitled “A Syrian Refugee’s Journey of Hope & Courage”, will delve into Sara’s flight from Syria, her heroic and life-saving act of courage and her on-going work to advocate for refugee and women’s rights.
Sara, a top-tier, competitive swimmer from a young age, now lives and works in Greece and is currently a volunteer lifeguard for Emergency Response Centre International (ERCI), a Greek nonprofit organization that provides emergency response and humanitarian aid in times of crisis. In 2016, Sara was a speaker and ambassador for the first-ever Refugee team at the Rio Olympics and also spoke at the first-ever United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants. She has given talks around the world and is the focus of an in-production documentary titled “She is Syria”.
Read Sara’s incredible story here