Rawan Khoury has extensive experience in development and humanitarian projects and approaches with a special focus on technical training. Her professional experience has given her a chance to work with different target groups in different locations, with the aim of engaging local stakeholders through increasing their capacities, allowing them to embrace their responsibilities, and act as agents of change in their own communities. For the past three years, Rawan’s role at HelpAge International has increased her knowledge and skills in relation to older men and women in addition to building strong relations with international, local and government institutions to ensure that the rights of older people are being recognized, respected and protected.