Hajj: “The most important thing is patience and to keep your self-confidence strong.” (The Daily Star/Grace Kassab)
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This is part of a series of weekly articles interviewing pioneering Lebanese women from various sectors.The head of the Cyber Crime and Intellectual Property Protection Office of the Internal Security Forces seems to have her work cut out for her but never fails to be in control, calling on young girls to never give up on hopes for success, regardless of the difficulties.Hajj has a striking track record in a mostly male-dominated field.A recent graduate at the time, Hajj was already hired by a private company and was preparing to start on a new job. Though her older sister was also an engineer, Hajj's father called her instead. Hajj also created the Rights, Equality and Diversity bureau within the ISF to ensure that the concerns of officers and minorities in particular, including women, are relayed to the government.According to Hajj, Lebanese non-governmental organizations rallying for women's rights need to band together "under one umbrella" on social media websites and blogs.
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