Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Date of Birth: December 9th, 1976

Place of Birth: Sheffield, United Kingdom

Dr. Hanna-Attisha is a pediatrician at Hurley Medical Center and a professor at Michigan State University. In 2015 she became well known due to her discovery and advertisement of the Flint Water Crisis. The crisis she came to find was exposing children in Flint, Michigan to dangerous levels of lead. Dr. Hanna-Attisha is an advocate for children, immigrants, and women in STEM.


Eadeh, N. (2017, March 8). Honoring 30 Influential Arab American Women for International Women’s Day. Retrieved July 21, 2019, from https://www.arabamerica.com/honoring-30-influential-arab-american-women international-womens-day/

Joyce Kama

Date of Birth: 

Place of Birth: Lebanon

Joyse Karam is the Washington Bureau Chief for Al-Hayat Newspaper, an International Arabic Daily which is based out of London. Her work since 2004 has focused on American politics, specifically U.S. policy towards Middle East countries.


Joyce Karam. (n.d.). Al-Hayat Newspaper