Events hosted or co-hosted by the US Mission of the Syrian Democratic Council
APRIL 6, 2021
“SYRIAN MILESTONES: The View from Afrin and the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria” Panel Discussion
Zeinab Ahmed, resident of Afrin, Syria, survivor of two years in detention under the Turkish occupation
David L. Phillips, Director of the Program on Peace-building and Human Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights
Meghan Bodette, Missing Afrin Women Project
Sinam Sherkany Mohamad, US Representative of the Syrian Democratic Council (opening remarks)
Alan Makovsky, Center for American Progress (moderator)
FEBRUARY 9, 2021
“Daughters of Kobani” Book Talk with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
A discussion with author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon occurred on February 9, 2021, hosted by the US Mission of the Syrian Democratic Council. Lemmon discussed her new book, “The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice.”
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, best-selling author, author of “The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice”
Commander Nesirin Abdullah of the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ), Kurdish woman who fought to liberate Kobani
Ms. Sinam Sherkany Mohamad, US Representative of the Syrian Democratic Council.
Moderator: Elise Labott, journalist, professor of global affairs, founder of Twopoint.0 Media.