Yara is the marketing and fundraising consultant at Mahatat for Contemporary Art. She provides support to the fundraising team, contacts potential local and international donors, drafts project proposals and networks with other organizations globally. She has seven years experience in social development for NGOs, such as FTE, Save the Children, and UNODC. She has attended several international conferences, and spoke at the world fair trade day in Lebanon in 2015.
She enjoys independent cinema, reading, and has travelled extensively in Europe, the US, and lived in India for six months.