Iman Aoun is an award winning actress, director, producer, working in theatre, TV and films. She is co-founder and artistic director of ASHTAR Theatre. She has received recognition for her work from a variety of countries, international organizations and festivals. She has published many articles on the subject of theatre in Palestine and co-written two books on theatre training. An internationally known theatre trainer, specialising in Theatre of the Oppressed, she has been a panelist at conferences and summits around the world. She was also the initiator of the Euro-Palestinian project “100 artists for Palestine” in 2003 and “The Gaza Mono-Logues” – a global project to raise the voice of youth and advocate for the kids in Gaza in 2010.