Luma
Mufleh

Luma Mufleh is the CEO and Founding Director of Fugees Family, Inc., a nonprofit organization that uses the power of soccer, education and community to empower refugee children to successfully integrate into the United States. Luma's story has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning, ESPN, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sports Illustrated, Forbes and more. According to Tom Brokaw, the Fugees are “a perfect example of what this nation is supposed to be about, which is to provide a refuge for the refugees.”
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ABOUT Luma

  • CNN Hero 2016

  • Recipient of The Richard Cornuelle Award for Social Entrepreneurship, The Manhattan Institute

  • BA in anthropology, Smith College, Executive Program for Social Entrepreneurship, Stanford University

PRAISE FOR Luma

  • “For more than 12 years, Mufleh has dedicated her life to helping young survivors of war find their footing in Clarkston, Georgia, a small city that is home to thousands of refugees.”

    Laura Klairmont

    CNN