Linda Al Kalash

Tamkeen Fields for Aid

Executive Director/Founder

 

Linda Al Kalash is the Executive Director/ Founder of Tamkeen Fields for Aid a Jordanian NGO that works on promoting the principles of human rights, combatting human trafficking.

Linda leads a team of lawyers, researchers, and advocates to combat human Trafficking, as well as working with countries of origin to improve cooperation. In 2013, she formed the Arab Network for Migrant’s Rights (ANMR). She has also participated and spoke at a number of conferences and talks on the status of these issues in Jordan worldwide. In 2010, she was named by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a ‘Hero in the Fight against Modern Slavery’. In November 26th, 2011, Tamkeen was chosen as one of five NGOs that won the prestigious French Republic Human Rights Prize for the year 2011.