Sumia “Celina” Alshareef is an intern at the Peace Institute from 23 May to 22 June 2017. She is from Syria (Aleppo) and lives in Åland since one and a half years. Celina has studied international relations and diplomacy at Damascus University in Syria and has volunteer to support Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Celine’s internship is part of her studies in Swedish at Medis in Mariehamn.
In the future she wants to work with translation and complete her studies in international relations, so that she can work with international organizations to quickly support refugees, and refugee women in particular, who need support and help to start a new life.