Meet Our Board of Directors
An adjunct professor of Arabic language in the Department of Near Eastern Studies at Wayne State University (WSU).
Completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at the University of Detroit Mercy, where he also received his Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology in 2010.
A senior psychotherapist at Henry Ford Health system.
An activist in the Arab American community in Detroit Metropolitan area, Michigan. Abbas prefers to be known as a soldier that fights for social justice.
A vocalist and a musician. Born and raised in Lebanon, moved to the Detroit area in 1983.
A writer, researcher, and interdisciplinary professor of Anthropology and Near Eastern Studies at Wayne State University in Detroit
Founding member of the Alnadwa Freethinking Society.
Recipient of the 2019 Edward Stanley Award for Poetry, Lebanese-American poet, writer, and educator
Completed his bachelor’s degree in Biology and GIS Certification from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.
A skeptic. A rebel. A humanist.
... A freethinker is one, and all, of these at once.
A freethinker is a person who refuses to accept attitudes and opinions at face value, but chooses instead to promote and celebrate our human capacity for limitless levels of innovation, curiosity, and creativity. At least that’s how we, at Al Nadwa FTS, see it.