Manar is a native of Damascus, Syria. Since 2016, she has lived and worked in Greece, where she is a translator and interpreter between Arabic, English, and Greek at Solidarity Now. In addition, she has worked with journalists and documentary filmmakers, providing translation and cultural mediation services. Manar also teaches Arabic – both Modern Standard and Levantine dialect – to non-native speakers. She currently coproduces and hosts the educational YouTube channel, “Learn Arabic with Manar”, and provides translation services for the digital platform “Meet Me”.