Lena Abboud –  Director of Programs

Lena Abboud is the Director of Programs for Hardwired Global, where she oversees the organization’s legal and educational programming. Prior to her work with Hardwired Global, Mrs. Abboud served as an advisor in the United States Congress and coordinator of the bi-partisan International Religious Freedom Caucus, effectively supporting the efforts of more than 60 Members of Congress on issues related to freedom of religion or belief and human rights within U.S. foreign policy. Mrs. Abboud has traveled to more than 25 countries on official delegations and fact-finding missions to meet with government officials, civil society groups, and religious and ethnic communities about various issues relating to freedom of religion or belief, human rights and governance. Mrs. Abboud received her Master’s of Public Diplomacy from the University Southern of California.