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The Milestone Moments In A Refugee's Experience

Resettled Podcast: Coming Soon

In the premiere season of the podcast Resettled, we take a look at the resettlement process through the experiences of refugees and explore the policies shaping their future.


Ahmed BadrAhmed Badr

Ahmed is a writer, social entrepreneur, poet, and former Iraqi refugee working at the intersection of creativity, displacement, and youth empowerment. On July 25th, 2006, Ahmed's home in Baghdad was bombed by militia troops. He and his family relocated to Syria as refugees before receiving approval to move to the United States. Ahmed’s projects have been featured by NPR (Narratio; Baggage Exhibit; Morning Edition), the World Bank, Juilliard, Buzzfeed, and others.  

In 2017, Ahmed worked with the UN Migration Agency (IOM) to launch and host the podcast A Way Home Together. Ahmed is the founder of Narratio, a platform for youth empowerment publishing artwork from around the globe. In the last three years, Ahmed’s storytelling initiatives have reached over 20 million people across the world. In September of 2018, Ahmed was selected as one of 17 UN Young Leaders by the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth. 

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