Lina Abojaradeh identifies as a pioneer of "artivism" - activism through art. Founder of social initiative Archismile, she is using art as a teaching methodology to empower youth in Jordan to gain 21st century skills, having impacted over 7000 youth.
She is alumni of multiple international fellowships for civic leaders, and winner of international awards in filmmaking, writing and art. Her art raises awareness on issues like colonialism, gender, religious and racial inequality. She has exhibited and spoken about her work in Ireland, Argentina, Turkey, U.S., Tunisia, and Egypt. Lina is from Jordan.