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Omar Alshogre

Director of Detainee Affairs at the Syrian Emergency Task Force

Omar Alshogre is a Syrian public speaker and human rights advocate who endured three years of unjust imprisonment before being smuggled out and brought to safety. He serves as the director of Detainee Affairs for the Syrian Emergency Task Force and the spokesperson for Atrocities Tracker, dedicating himself to the critical cause of advocating for the release of those unjustly detained. Alshogre’s public speaking engagements focus on the essential elements of effective storytelling, leadership in crisis, and trauma as a driving force. He’s presented his insights at several world-renowned universities, organizations, and businesses, including Harvard, Georgetown, CNN, Al Jazeera, BCG, and Spotify, captivating audiences with his compelling personal experiences and enlightening perspectives on the intersection of advocacy and personal growth.

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