Assistant Director of Training and Educational Development
Yara Matar is a 2ndyear Biology student at the Lebanese American University. She participated in the 12thGC LAU MUN as a delegate and won the Diplomacy award. The program affected her deeply; in fact, it was because of it that she decided to join LAU as a student. During her first year at university, Yara took part in the 14thGC LAU MUN as a trainer. She also served as a dais member in the World Food Programme committee in the GCI HSMUN conference, which took place in New York, in 2019. In addition to the simulation programs, Yara is a member of Scouts de L’Independance – Ghazir and is the Head of Professional Development in the LAU Rotaract Club. She is passionate about languages and is currently learning Italian. Yara is also a big fan of Marvel – particularly, Toni Stark – and is interested in politics, sports, music, and expanding her knowledge. This year, she will be humbly serving as the Assistant Director of Training and Educational Development for the 1stLAU Model African Union.