Founder & Managing Mum
Biography Lynn Barghout Jafar is the Founder and Managing Mum of High Hopes. A mother of two and an a former advertising executive, Lynn grew up in Oman and Lebanon and worked for a global advertising agency for 5 years before becoming a full time mother, including as the primary care-giver for her beautiful special needs daughter Alia.
High Hopes is her brainchild - a place she envisioned in Dubai to enable children with moderate to severe special needs to maximize their potential. Her dream was always to establish a center that offers world class services through highly experienced therapists in one warm and loving environment. She wants Dubai and the UAE to become a hub for the highest standard therapies instead of needing to seek help overseas for our kids.
Lynn holds a BA in Business Marketing from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and an MSc in Management and Marketing from CASS Business School in London. She is also the Co-Founder of Loulou Foundation that is a leading rare disease medical research foundation.