Sarine Karajerjian

Program Director of the Environmental Politics (ARI), Senior Project Manager (CIBLW)
Arab Reform Initiative Team

Sarine Karajerjian is the Program Director of the Environmental Politics program at the Arab Reform Initiative (ARI) and Senior Project Manager at the Center for Inclusive Business and Leadership (CIBL) for Women at the American University of Beirut (AUB).She is currently working on the Supporting Arab Women at the Table (SAWT) project that supports women’s political participation in the MENA region.


Prior to working at ARI, she worked for 15 years at the AUB’s Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs since the Institute’s inception. Her previous work covered strategic management, fundraising and outreach, and partnerships and grants management.  She is currently pursuing a PhD in Anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris and writing her dissertation on the exile and trauma of Syrian refugee women in Beirut. She holds a Masters’ degree in Environmental Policy Planning and a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health from AUB.