Degree in Visual Arts and Philosophy, Harvard University. Formerly: Producer, UNfiltered documentary series, MTV News and Documentary division; producer and director of independent films in Middle East and US, including: Startup.com (2001); Control Room (2004); Shayfeen.com (2007). Currently, in production on two projects filmed in India and Jordan about the training of women solar engineers, and The Square, a film about Egypt filmed during 2011. Former Member of the Board, Just Vision, a non-profit organization that informs local and international audiences about Palestinian and Israeli joint civilian efforts to resolve conflict non-violently. Recipient, TED Prize (2006).