QED Communications Director
Bayan is the co-founder of the Syrian Canadian Foundation, which supports the successful integration of Syrian newcomers in the GTA, and the annual Syria Film Festival in Toronto, which aims to give voice to the struggles and hopes of the Syrian people. Bayan also serves as an advisor and consultant for various charities and NGO’s, including Lifeline Syria, Refugee Career Jumpstart Project and the Canadian International Medical Relief Organization. For the past five years, Bayan has had numerous media appearances, and participated as a speaker on the Syrian crisis at many local and international events.
Bayan graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in English and Professional Writing and Communications and also has a Masters in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory from McMaster University.
For the past five years, Bayan has had numerous media appearances, and often participated as a speaker and panelist on the Syrian crisis.