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In 2004, Lina Khalifeh, a young Jordanian woman with a championship background in Taekwondo, had chance encounter with a fellow college student that initiated a worldwide movement.SheFighter, the first self-defense studio exclusively for women in the Middle East, came to life after Lina talked to "Sara" who had been physically abused by her father and brother. Starting from nothing – and on a shoestring budget – Lina has built SheFighter into an internationally-known organization dedicated to increasing women's safety and self-image.Honored around the world for her innovation and courage, Lina remains passionate about her work and about empowering women and girls, especially in her home region.She invites you to read her inspiring story: SheFighter – From Trouble Maker to Global Change Maker.
Lina Khalifeh is the Founder and owner of SheFighter (The First Self-Defense studio for women only in Jordan and the Middle East).SheFighter is designed to empower women physically, mentally and emotionally through Self-Defense training. The studio has been founded in 2012 and has trained more than 18 thousand women all over the globe.Lina has many great achievements. Some are as follows:- President Barack Obama mentioned her in his speech at the White house in 2015.- Lina was awarded the Stuart Scott Humanitarian ENSPIRE award presented by ESPN and UFC 2019 in Los Angeles, California. - She was awarded "The economic empowerment Leadership" award by Hillary Clinton and Vital Voices in Washington D.C. in 2018.- She spoke at the World Economic Forum 2019 in Davos. Lina is very passionate about her work and is working to spread SheFighter globally and make it at reach for all women. Check the website for more information: www.shefighter.com