Abdallah Al Banawi
Abdallah took on the role of Operations Officer at Generations For Peace in January 2021, previously serving as a Programmes Officer and Programmes Coordinator. In this role, he supports the operational and logistical aspects of all GFP programmes in Jordan. Additionally, he provides guidance and mentoring to field coordinators and delegates surrounding programme and activity session design, monitoring and evaluation, and more.
Prior to joining GFP, Abdallah worked in communications and programmes at Madarasti. He has also worked as a media consultant in Abu Dhabi and a freelancer in filmmaking and photography. In 2015, Abdallah established a platform called “FikerZyoun,” the first Arabic TV on YouTube with a direct focus on content.
Originally from Al Karak, Jordan, Abdallah studied Media and Broadcasting at Middle East University, graduating in 2013. Prior to his graduation, he won first place in a film competition for his submission, which discussed how girls in Ghor Al Safi and Al Karak often are not able to finish their studies. His film was entitled, “Education is my Right.”
In 2017, Abdallah spent 2 weeks hiking 143 kilometres in Georgia to capture street photography. He has an unquenchable thirst for adventure, and when he’s not working, Abdallah can be founding hiking, scuba diving, watching football, or capturing his world through photography.