Muzna Dureid is a Syrian refugee who arrived in Montraél in November 2016 she's deeply involved in human rights issues and has the first-hand experience in dealing with refugees and women’s crisis. she working as a liaison officer with The White Helmets (the winner of alternative Nobel prize for peace in 2016. She is the founder and coordinator of Women Refugees, not Captives, a campaign that aims to end the practice of forced child marriages in Syrian refugee camps. Dureid is a laureate of the Sister to Sister mentorship program offered by the Nobel Women’s Initiative. She is also part of the Women Deliver Young Leaders group of 2018- 2019 in Canada. In her short time in Canada, she has already proved herself a community leader. She was nominated as a member of the Groupe de Trente leaders of Montreal by the Ministry of Immigration, Diversity, and Inclusion. She was also invited to participate in the consultations of Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security 2017-2022. she's a co-founder and board member of Syrian women's political movement.
Dureid is the founder of Indigenous – Refugees movement is a safe-space for women and series workshops for Youth on lessons learned between both groups which aim to build stronger bonds in Canada by learning the truth and resilience. She is a winner of Canadian Excellence in Women and Children’s Health award for the young category of 2019. Muzna was nominated to the finalist list of 25 top Canadian immigrants in Canada just after one Year. Dureid has experience from her work with the White helmets and Folkekirkens Nødhjælp -DCA on supporting various projects with a focus on protection programs which included Mines risk education and Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV). She's a member of the advisory committee on seven-years research called 'Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LEARN)project ' in (Lebanon, Turkey, Tanzania, and Kenya) about the role of civil society in promoting protection and solution for refugees and the implementation of the Global compact for refugees by Carleton University in Canada.