„A Seat at the Table“ (Episode 14)

The Political Scene in Iraq Post the 2021 Parliamentary Elections with Dhikra Sarsam

Dhikra Sarsam, founding member of Burj Babel for Media Development Organization, has held a variety of impressive positions throughout her life.

She has worked as a civil engineer, a program officer at USAID, a TV production Manager at Al Mada Establishment, a Reporter at Mawtani electronic newspaper, a Field Monitor at USAID, a Project Manager of "PEACE AND STABILIZATION OPERATIONS PROGRAM IN NINEVEH AND ANBAR" and as a Project Manager of a number of projects which were granted to Burj Babel for Media Development. She is also the script writer of a number of documentaries produced by Al Mada and Burj Babel and has participated in a number of International Painting symposiums.

In this episode, we will talk about her career in media and peace building, her takes on the protest movement, the elections, and the current situation and her assessments on how Burj Babel contributes to the youth through its activities.

A Seat at the Table is a podcast by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung on women's empowerment across the Middle East. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is an international German political foundation. It seeks to promote participation and dialogue and stimulate innovation. The podcast will host solution oriented women and provide them the platform to share practical advice insights and takeaways. Meet us in this podcast with Cyrine Farhat.



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