“I am a conduit for respectful disagreement and conflict resolution.”
I’M PASSIONATE ABOUT
I’m passionate about youth education and countering racism and extremism.
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It would be so helpful if members of the Conduit community and beyond would be willing to undertake the Solutions Not Sides training session for leaders, as it will help them make a better contribution to debates on the Israeli-Palestinian issue so that we can reduce racism towards Jews and Muslims. We at Solutions Not Sides would also like to collaborate with anyone working in conflict resolution and dialogue to share best practice and learn from one another. Finally, I’m always looking to be put in contact with schools and faith communities, as well as with any fundraising networks.
ABOUT SHARON BOOTH
Sharon has an MA from Cambridge University in Theology and Religious Studies, specialising in Islam and Biblical Studies. Following her graduation, she taught English at Amideast in Tunisia and then went on to work in Amman, Jordan as a Productions Manager for a publishing company with programmes aiming to promote a reading culture in the Arab World. In Sharon’s final year in Jordan, she was employed as PA to the Defence Attaché at the British Embassy, then returned to the UK and began work in Israeli-Palestinian conflict resolution, founding the Solutions Not Sides Education Programme in 2010. The programme was originally set up under the umbrella of another registered charity, before applying for independent charitable status in 2018. Sharon speaks Arabic and French and has studied ancient Hebrew. In January 2016, she was awarded a master’s degree with distinction from King’s College London, specialising in nationalism and religion.
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