Hamze Awawde


Hamze Awawde

Hebron, Palestine


Hamze is a 24 year-old student from Hebron who studied Business Administration and Economics at Birzeit University. He is an inspired young leader of Palestine who has been an online activist since he was a teen. He is now the Palestinian co-coordinator and vital contributor of outreach for the 450,000 strong YaLa Young Leaders Facebook Movement, a project of the Peres Peace Center and the US State Department. Having spent nearly a year in Germany attending school and working as a social worker and translator for young immigrants, Hamze wants to create informal youth embassies on each side of Jerusalem.

Hamze’s NSL work placement was with Americans for Peace Now.

Listen to Hamze at the Congressional Forum

New Story Leadership 276 Carroll Street NW Washington, DC 20012 Phone: 240-476-1123