Alexandra Asseily born Russia June 5, 1937. Lebanese-British psychotherapist and author; leader of Guerrand-Hermès Peace Foundation; member of Ara Pacis Initiative Council for Dignity, Forgiveness, Justice & Reconciliation. Founded Centre for Lebanese Studies, Oxford; founded Garden of Forgiveness on Green Line of Battle, Beirut, 1998.
"The greatest gift we can give our children is to become good ancestors, to take our grievances and to deal with them in our generations and not pass them down expecting our children to fight our battles for us." (Post & Courier, June 17, 2010; photo KAICIID Dialog Centre)