Ahed Festuk is an activist from Aleppo/Syria who lived in the city's rebel-held side until late November 2015, before seeking asylum in the United States 2016. She was one of the pioneer women demonstrators, and when the war erupted she worked as a paramedic on the frontlines before joining organizations various to work relief and development and member of the ancillary staff of Aleppo local council . She was contracted as a hostile environment-and-first aid trainer inside Aleppo. She works for the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugee.