Baker Awawdy
Baker Awawdy
Baker Awawdy is the director general of the Galilee Society − The Arab National Association for Research and Health Services. The association aims to improve the health and environmental conditions of the Arab population in Israel and promotes initiatives and actions to change policies in these areas. In addition, the Galilee Society operates Rikaz data bank, the largest and most comprehensive socio-demographic database about Palestinians in Israel. Mr. Awawdy has served as director of the Center against Racism and initiated the creation of the Racism Index. In 2009, he received the Green Globe Award in recognition of his work for environmental concerns; in 2013, he initiated and led one of the largest initiatives of Arab society to assist the Syrian refugees in Jordan.