The Worldwide Alumni Association of the American University of Beirut (WAAAUB)
Since 2008, North American alumni have gathered in cities around the US and Canada for the alumni North American Regional Summit, NARS. The Summit provides a forum for alumni to engage with each other on the topics of the day to which their fellow alumni and alma mater are making impactful contributions.
Panel: Where is Home? Fighting the Battle for Refugee and Migrant Rights
Hisham Zawil, head of the San Francisco Bay Area office of the International Rescue Committee.
Dr. Nadia Naffi, an expert in the influence of social media propaganda on social inclusion and recipient of the Governor General Gold Medal – Person and Society – 2018, and an Assistant Professor at Concordia University in the Educational Technology program.
Rabih Shibli, Director of the Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service (CCECS) at the American University of Beirut (AUB)
Marcia Biggs (MA ’09), a freelance journalist who has reported from all over the world for ABC News, Fox News Channel, Al Jazeera English, and CNN