Basma is a Palestinian residing in Lebanon. She has a bachelor’s in teaching English language and Literature and has completed a master’s in educational management and leadership. She has worked as a Protection staff with UNHCR office in Lebanon since February 2014. Basma is responsible for the activities and programmes related to child protection, prevention and response to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and persons with specific needs (PSN). She is passionate about refugee protection, rights advocacy and community development, and has been actively involved in humanitarian work for the past seven years in Lebanon.