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SEED’s Co-Founder and Vice President speaker at TEDxNishtimanWomen

SEED’s Co-Founder and Vice President Tanya Gilly-Khailany, was one of the eight speakers during TEDxNishtimanWomen on November 3rd in Saad Abdullah Hall in Erbil, Kurdistan. Tanya’s speech was about the importance of women’s participation in building peace. “Women’s priorities tend to be different than those of men, Women experience war and peace differently, and women [...]

SEED’s Co-Founder and Vice President speaker at TEDxNishtimanWomen 2017-11-08T08:38:40+00:00

ISIS has planted a ticking bomb that is hard to defuse: traumatized children

The Christian Science Monitor / September 21, 2017 Iraq hasn't enough mental health professionals to handle the legions of traumatized children who, because of ISIS, saw and did things they never should have. But if enough teachers can be found, schools could help put them on a path to healing. Read more...

ISIS has planted a ticking bomb that is hard to defuse: traumatized children 2017-11-08T07:02:59+00:00

Operations Director

Position:  Operations Director (International Candidates) Location: Erbil with occasional travel to other areas of Kurdistan Region of Iraq   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a locally-registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, whose mission is to promote the Kurdistan Region’s (KRI) social, educational, and economic development, human rights, and to address [...]

Operations Director 2017-10-30T13:55:16+00:00

M&E Consultant (MHPSS)

Position: Monitoring & Evaluation Consultant (MHPSS)  Location: Remote & Field Visit to SEED’s office in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, as well as field areas in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Type of position: Consultancy contract Length of Contract: 10 days remote work + 2 weeks (10 work days) on-site work   About SEED Foundation [...]

M&E Consultant (MHPSS) 2017-10-30T13:17:17+00:00

Project Officer

Position: Project Officer Location: Koya, with occasional travel to Erbil, Duhok, and Sulaimania, Iraq Type of position: Full time Length of Contract: Six months   About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, whose mission is to promote the Kurdistan Region’s (KRI) social, educational and economic [...]

Project Officer 2017-10-29T20:18:44+00:00

Executive Assistant

Position: Executive Assistant to President and Executive Director Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI) Type of position: Employment contract, Full time. Length of Contract: Twelve months Date Posted:  October 29, 2017 Start Date: November 15, 2017     About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, [...]

Executive Assistant 2017-10-29T20:16:36+00:00

Rebuilding my life in Kurdistan

Leena* is a twenty-year old woman from the south of Iraq. Sadly, she lost her mother at a young age and her father died in a bombing when she was a child. Having lost both parents at such an early age, she was forced to live with her relatives. The next nine years of her life, [...]

Rebuilding my life in Kurdistan 2017-10-18T10:27:07+00:00

Stakeholder Report Meeting: War, Health, and Refugees in Iraq

The conflict in Iraq has had a devastating effect on access to medical care, with over a million displaced people making demands on an already overwhelmed public health system in the Kurdistan Region. Having been cut off from the Iraqi budget since 2014, the Kurdistan Regional Government lacks resources to pay salaries, run public hospitals [...]

Stakeholder Report Meeting: War, Health, and Refugees in Iraq 2017-10-18T11:05:21+00:00

How ISIS-trained child soldiers are a ticking time bomb

Children were uniquely victimized by ISIS. First, as bystanders caught in a brutal war, but more shockingly, as soldiers who were recruited, indoctrinated with a deadly ideology, then trained to kill and fight on the battlefield. As they are freed from ISIS, traumatized and untreated, they're now melting back into society -- still heavily influenced [...]

How ISIS-trained child soldiers are a ticking time bomb 2017-09-13T10:05:02+00:00

SEED Announces 2017 Gala Awardees – Glenn Beck’s Mercury One and Vital Voices

SEED will host its second annual gala dinner event Children in Crisis, in Washington, D.C., on October 2nd, raising funds for its work supporting the recovery of survivors of violence and conflict in Kurdistan, Iraq. SEED is on the front-line delivering critical psychological and social services to women, men, and children who have been displaced and suffered [...]

SEED Announces 2017 Gala Awardees – Glenn Beck’s Mercury One and Vital Voices 2017-09-12T13:00:28+00:00