Maya Ghazal


Maya Ghazal is a 19 year-old Syrian refugee from Damascus who arrived in the UK via family visa reunion in 2015. Despite initially struggling with English and facing rejections by schools, she is now pursuing Aviation Engineering with Pilot studies at Brunel University London. She is a prominent speaker for UNHCR's refugee family visa reunion rights campaign, an ambassador for The Children's Society and an advocate for refugee rights. She is the recipient of Diana's Legacy Award, the Inspire Midlands Diana Award 2017, and recently Asian Women of Achievements Award as a Young Achiever. She tries to inspire people through her speeches and aims to encourage the idea that that the smallest act of kindness can make a huge difference in someone's life.

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