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Lara Faisal

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Princess Lara Faisal bin Raad bin Zaid, and her full name at birth is Lara Munjid Munir Reda Sukhtian, is a Jordanian princess from the Jordanian Hashemite royal family, her origins are from the Palestinian city of Tulkarm, and she is the wife of the Jordanian prince, “Faisal bin Raad bin Zaid bin Al-Hussein”, and she is considered one of the most prominent Pioneers of social, women's and sports work in Jordan. She is the president of the Jordanian Tennis Federation, and the head of the Supreme Organizing Committee of the "Lexus Tennis Festival".

her biography
Lara Munjed Munir Reda Sukhtian, from a Palestinian family from the city of Tulkarm, her grandfather Munir Reda Sukhtian was a pharmacist holding a university degree in pharmacy, and was the owner of the oldest pharmacy in the city center of Tulkarm, and her grandfather Munir played an important role during the Great Palestinian Revolt in 1936 in the city of Tulkarm ; He used to provide the city's revolutionaries with the necessary medicines, and in some cases he played the role of doctor and surgeon for the wounded revolutionaries.

Lara received her school and secondary education at the Baccalaureate School in the Jordanian capital, Amman, from which she obtained an International Baccalaureate degree, then in 1993 she joined the University of Pennsylvania in the United States of America, from which she obtained a Bachelor's degree in "Media and Communication" in 1997, and in 2008 she joined Georgetown University in the United States The United Nations, from which she obtained a master's degree in "International Relations and Refugee and Migration Issues" in 2010.

She worked for 20 years in the field of journalism and media, during which she covered the Iraq war in addition to Palestinian and Gulf affairs; She worked for the Lebanese newspaper The Daily Star from August 2000 to September 2001, then to the American newspaper The Bay State Banner from September 2001 to September 2002, then she worked with NBC News from January 2003 to May 2003, then with the Associated Press. The American from May 2003 until January 2007, after that she worked for the French News Agency (AFP) from September 2011 until December 2012, then she worked for the Reuters International News Agency from April 2015 until March 2017.

her marriage and children
On July 7, 2004, Princess Lara married the Jordanian Prince Faisal bin Raad bin Zaid bin Al-Hussein, who was born on March 6, 1975 and is a graduate of Brown University in the United States of America. She has three children from him:

Princess Hanan bint Faisal, born on September 3, 2006.
Princess Maryam bint Faisal, born on July 25, 2008.
Prince Hussein bin Faisal, born in April 2013.

its social initiatives
On August 21, 2015, Princess Lara sponsored the “Noman Dannoun” tennis tournament, and on November 13, 2017, she participated in the inauguration of the project to provide the Zaatari camp with electricity, and on September 15, 2019, she launched the “What is Worth Living” youth conference, making Jordan the first Arab country to host this conference.

In 2019, she founded the "Rise for Good" association to establish and promote local and international initiatives in Jordan and the Arab world. In 2020, she launched the "Global Goals World Cup" campaign to involve women in football. She is a member of the advisory board of the Steps Foundation to encourage children's sports.

On February 2, 2020, she launched an initiative calling for women's rights and achieving their justice, and on August 8, 2020, she launched humanitarian activities to support children with cancer and Down syndrome, and in June 2021 she worked on hosting Jordan for the first time for the World Cup for Sustainable Goals.

On November 27, 2022, she headed the SDGs World Cup delegation to Palestine.


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