The Advisory Board is essential for ABPA's success. They act as a resource for the Board of Directors, provide feedback for implementation of ABPA’s programs, assist in outreach efforts, and forge connections and networking opportunities with businesses in both the DC region and across the nation.

Bilal Ayyub, Ph.D

University of Maryland, College Park

Lobna Ismail, M.A.

Connecting Cultures


Ambassador Massoud Maalouf

Mint Consulting, LLC

George Salem, LL.M.

Law Offices of George R. Salem, PLLC

Mai Abdul Rahman, Ph.D

American Palestinian Women's Association (APWA)


Salah Brahimi, PGCert

Grey Matter, LLC


Ambassador Patrick Theros

Gulf International Forum

Victor Shiblie, BBA

The Washington Diplomat

Albert Mokhiber, J.D.

Mokhiber & Moretti, PLLC

Mazin Elias, J.D.

Offit Kurman

Edmund Ghareeb, Ph.D

George Washington University

Kevin Cowl, M.A.

Middle East Institute