Chougher Maria DoughramajianLeaders Europe 2023
President, Voices of Young Refugees in Europe
Chougher Maria Doughramajian is the president of Voices of Young Refugees in Europe, a network established in 2008 to unite and strengthen the voices of individual young refugees and groups around Europe. She also holds leadership positions at two LGBTQ+ human rights organizations, the Rainbow Project in Northern Ireland and Pink Armenia, an Armenia-based non-profit. Chougher was born and raised in Aleppo, Syria. The strength and resilience of the Syrian community, along with her lived experience as a refugee, drive Chougher’s work to develop more inclusive societies in Europe, the Middle East, and beyond. She is currently pursuing a master’s degree in conflict resolution and reconciliation at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.