Bana Alabed

Posted by Jolie Peters
(@Jolie Peters)

Bana Alabed is a Refugee from Aleppo, Syria. At the mere age of 8, this brave #GirlBoss and her mother wrote a book called Dear World: A Syrian Girl’s Story of War and Plea for Peace. The New York Post called this powerful book “A modern day Anne Frank.” Before the novel, Bana was known worldwide for her tweets during the siege of the city in 2016 and for her subsequent calls for peace and an end to all global conflict. Learn more about this incredible young woman, and her refugee journey with this video from Refinery29.