Lina Wafai was born in Homs. She studied civil engineering. She was arrested in 1987-1990 in a campaign against the Communist Party. She resumed her political activity in “Damascus Workshop for Democratic Action”. She left Syria in 2013 for Egypt, then for Germany. She is member of the political bureau of “Mwatana”, member of the “Syrian Women Network”, and “Syrian Women’s Political movement”. Today she is active in special projects for the female refugees.