Webster University Vienna Campus on National Television for Panel with Syrian Refugee, Policy Experts

Jan. 11, 2018

Vienna Campus on National Television for Panel with Syrian Refugee, Policy Experts
Doaa Al Zamel shared her experiences in Austria as a Syrian refugee.

The Webster Vienna campus was featured on Austrian national television as it hosted a panel with Syrian refugee Doaa Al Zamel and several international influencers and policy experts discussing pressing issues around refugee rights and public policy.

The panel was moderated by Klaus Unterberger of ORF, the national TV network, which profiled Doaa Al Zamel in its news program. (Watch that segment about Doaa on campus here.)

The Facebook Live stream of the discussion can be seen here.

Participants in the panel included:

  • Doaa Al Zamel: Syrian refugee and subject of the book "A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea." JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg are rumored to be working on a movie adaptation of Doaa’s story.
  • Heba Essam El-Din El-Sayed: Project coordinator, media specialist, reporter and interpreter regarding refugee issues
  • Christian Felber: Initiator of the "Economy for the Common Good" and the "Bank for the Common Good," Austria
  • Karuna Parajuli: Lawyer focusing on increasing the role of women in post-armed-conflict, peace-building efforts
  • Andreas Pfeifer: ORF, head of International News
  • Heather Wokusch: Educator, author and television host on political-activism topics
  • Klaus Unterberger, ORF, Public Value
Panel with ORF at Webster Vienna
The panel was held in the atrium of the
Palais Wenkheim at Webster Vienna.

Additional photos from the panel discussion can be found here.

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