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Speakers

Hasan Haidar

Managing Partner at +VC

Rana El Kaliouby

Co-Founder and CEO of Affectiva | Artificial Intelligence Panel

Imad Atwi

Principal at Strategy&

Raja Ghawi

HAAA President

Hynd Bouhia

CEO of Strategica

Hamida Alkawari

Qatari filmmaker, writer and producer.

Brenda Abdelall

Senior Advisor, Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties | U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Najwa Khuri-Bulos MD, FIDSA

"Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases University of Jordan"

Tariq Al-Olaimy

Managing Director at 3BL Associates

Rumaitha Al Busaidi

HAAA Director of Membership

Mike Sexton

Fellow and Director of the Cyber program at the Middle East Institute

Rosy Khalife

Founder of Launch Sister Ventures

Hiba Sharif

Enterprise Transformation Advisor at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Leyla Fathallah

Celebrity Chef

Nadia Bilbassy

Veteran journalist and Washington Bureau Chief for Al Arabiya News Channel

Chaima Bouhlel

Civil Society Activist

Nassima Belkadi

Student at Harvard Business School

Farea Al-Muslimi

Co-Founder & Chairman of Sana'a Center For Strategic Studies

Tarek Megerisi

Policy Fellow ECFR

Sara Koleilat-Aranjo

Partner at Al Tamimi & Company

Salma El Hosseiny

Programme Manager (Human Rights Council)

Alaa Tartir

Policy and Program Advisor Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network

Ebtesam Al-Ketbi

President of Emirates Policy Center

Ahmed Al-Astad

Director General TRENDS Research & Advisory Center

Muna Jondy

Attorney ACLU, MI Womens Commission, MI Dem Party

Nafez Dakkak

Executive Chairman Edraak

Muzna Dureid

Liaison Officer The White Helmets

Kristen Fontenrose

Director of the Scowcroft Middle East Security Initiative

Paul Salem

President of Middle East Institute

Maya Berry

Executive Director, Arab American Institute

Mohammad Hajjiri

Director, Interventional Electrophysiology, Ohiohealth and Board Member, HAAA

Wael Alzayat

CEO of Emgage Foundation Inc

Jomana Qaddour

Nonresident Senior Fellow and Head of Syria Portfolio

Sarah Mousa

Ibrahim Al-Assil

Senior Fellow | Middle East Institute

Mai El-Sadany

Managing Director; Legal and Judicial Director | The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)

Christopher Schroeder

Co-Founder Next Billion Ventures

Basil Moftah

General Partner Global Ventures

Tariq Sanad

Chief Financial Officer | Pure Harvest Smart Farms

Nour Barmada

Preceptor in Arabic

Natasha-Christina Akda

Lead Counsel

Janna Ramadan

Harvard College Student

Heba Mohamad

Director of ACB Talks; Harvard’23

Maya El Helou

PhD candidate at the Socio-Cultural Anthropology at the University of Toronto

Karim Nammour

Lebanese lawyer, researcher, and activist. Member of The Legal Agenda

Youssef Abou El Neaj

ACH Co-Chair | junior at Harvard College

Hani Al-Dajane

Co-Founder and CEO of Yalla! Let's Talk | ACHTalk

Adnan Fakhoury

MBA candidate at Harvard Business School | Business panel

Linda Chakkour

Founder of Emerge Coaching in Lebanon

Amel Arab

Algerian journalist | Language panel

Asma Siddiki

Associate Dean at the MBS College of Business and Entrepreneurship | Education Panel

Noel Kharman

Palestinian singer-songwriter | Music Panel

Khaoula Morchid

Public health physician | COVID panel

Raeda Al-Qutob

Public health physician | COVID Panel

Nesreen Shukr

Undergraduate Student | Chair of the Arabic Panel

Olivera Bogunovic

Medical Director, Alcohol, Drug, & Addiction Partial Hosp. Program | Substance Abuse Disorder Panel

HE Dr. Hamad Alghafri

Director General of the National Rehabilitation Center - Abu Dhabi | Substance Abuse Disorder Panel

Layane Alhorr

Phd Candidate | Chair and Moderator for Social Media Panel

Farid Nemri

Schwarzman Scholar | Chair of Artificial Intelligence Panel

Shahd Dibas

PHD Candidate - Oxford University | Arabic Panel

Rana Dajani

Founder and Director of We Love Reading | Arabic Panel

Aleph Abi Saad

Pianist, Composer & Arranger - 8e Art Entertainment | Music Panel

Zahra Khan

Program Manager/Research Scholar NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights | FireSide Chat

Mohamad Al Safadi

Senior Health Officer at WHO | COVID: The Corona Eutopia Panel

Karl Njeim

HBS - MBA Candidate | Chair of HBS Panels

Rudy Hachache

Pharmacist, MTV Producer, Director, and Presenter | Covidiocy Panel

Sara Hamdan

Award-Winning Writer, Editor, and Moderator | Music Panel

Rami Khoury

CEO of Auxi | Artificial Intelligence Panel

Antonio Tahhan

Food Researcher & Writer | Food, memory, and nostalgia

Hassan Morshedy

CEO of Memaar Al Morshedy | Fireside Chat

Zain Kamal Masri

Head of Brand & Reputation Marketing at Google MENA | Arabic Panel

Paula Yacoubian

Member of Lebanese Parliament | Keynote Speaker

Mirna Haidar

Staff Attorney | LGBTQ Activism Panel

Joseph Chalfoun

HBS - MBA Candidate | Chair of HBS Panels

Mostafa ElBermawy

CEO & Founder of NoGood | Social Media Panel

Sarah Refai

CEO of Coconut-Media, Inc. | Social Media Panel

Hawar Ali

Project Coordinator at Seefar | LGBTQ Activism Panel

Hana Jabri

ACH2021 Co-Chair, Harvard alumna - Masters of Liberal Arts, '15

Hamda Alsuwaidi

MMSC in global health delivery | Substance Abuse Panel Chair

Paula Yacoubian

Member of Lebanese Parliament | Keynote Speaker

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