About the Author
Chaker Khazaal is the author of the compelling Confessions of a War Child trilogy. Writer, public speaker, and contributor at The Huffington Post, Chaker grew up in a refugee camp in Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War. In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious Global Leader of Tomorrow Award, by York University in Toronto, for his excellent academic and leadership skills. Now a proud Canadian citizen, Chaker finally has a country to call home. Not one to forget his upbringing, he has traveled overseas to war zones, conducting interviews for his books and articles. His stories have powerful messages focusing on Middle East politics, and current world events. Widely anticipated, they reach global audiences a true testament to an inspiring young man. A savvy spokesperson featured in print and digital media, Chaker is a strong advocate for both refugees and aspiring writers, captivating the youth of today through publications and social media engagement. In 2015, Arabian Business magazine ranked Chaker Khazaal 36th on their global list of the 100 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 in the world.