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Sinam Mohamad

Sinam Mohamad was the Co-President of the People’s Council of Rojava (Syrian Kurdistan), the supreme political body of the liberated areas of Northern and Northeastern Syria. The People’s Council was founded in 2011 during the Syrian revolution. The government of Rojava, more formally known as the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (DFNS), is known as the Democratic Self-Ruled Administration. Sinam Mohamad also serves as the Democratic Self-Rule Administration’s Representative Abroad. She is a leadership member of The Star Congress, a movement that advocates for women’s rights. She was nominated for the Syrian  Parliament twice during the Assad regime, in 2003 and 2007, but because of her Kurdish identity she could not win. Sinam Mohamad was born in Damascus, Syria. She received a degree in English Literature from the University of Aleppo in 1981. She is married with four children.