HEALTH AS A BRIDGE TO PEACE – MEETING CHALLENGES DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS
Hear from three of our Israeli and Palestinian partners on the impact of the current situation and Project Rozana projects.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 12:00 EST
9:00AM Pacific, 7:00PM Israel
MARK S. ANSHAN, CHAIR (Session Moderator)
PROJECT ROZANA CANADA
Mark Anshan is a lawyer and a former Canadian diplomat, serving on several non-profit boards. His law practice has focused on charity and nonprofit law in the past twenty years, following his time as a corporate commercial lawyer. Mark serves on the JAFI Board, WZO and is a past president of his synagogue.
KENNETH BOB, CHAIR
PROJECT ROZANA USA
Kenneth Bob is an experienced software entrepreneur and strategic business development executive who now consults to emerging technology companies. Besides serving as Chair of Project Rozana USA, he sits on a number of other American and international nonprofit boards, mostly Israel and Jewish community related. He speaks and writes widely on political and social issues.
WALID NAMMOUR, CEO
AUGUSTA VICTORIA HOSPITAL
Walid Nammour is the Chief Executive Officer of the Lutheran World Federation’s Augusta Victoria Hospital in East Jerusalem. He also serves as the Secretary of the East Jerusalem Hospital Network. A Palestinian refugee born in the Old City of Jerusalem, Nammour was a Fulbright Scholar at George Washington University and holds a Masters in Health Services Administration.
DR MUSHIRA ABOO DIA, CHAIR
PHYSICIAN FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Dr. Mushira Aboo Dia is a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. She is the chairperson of Physicians for Human Rights Israel where she has been volunteering in the open and mobile clinics since 2004. She serves as a board member of ALYN – Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center.
AMY YOURMAN, TRIP COORDINATOR
HUMANS WITHOUT BORDER
Amy Yourman serves as one of the Trip Coordinators for Humans Without Borders in addition to serving as a volunteer driver, taking Palestinian children and their parents to appointments at Israeli hospitals. Before retiring, she worked in the Jerusalem District Attorney’s Office, handling both civil and criminal litigation.