UME’s Board Members

Board of Directors

Hala Taweel
UME President and Founder, HDT Consulting

Anne Marie Codur

Acting UME Chair, Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University 

Jennifer Coplon
JKC Consulting 

Diego Hidalgo
FRIDE Foundation 

Carol Anne Spreen
New York University 

Michael Otterman
Otterman Founation 

Kathleen Sullivan
Hibakusha Stories

Directors Emeritus

Farouk El-Baz – Boston University

Hassan Khan – Roger Williams University

Roy NirschelRoger William University

Mark Mendell – Cannon Design International 

Bernard Otterman – President, Otterman Foundation 

Henry Rosovsky – Harvard University

Ron Rubin – UME Founder

Hassan Sherif – Worldcare lnternational

Henry Steiner – Harvard Law School

Shibley Telhami – University of Maryland

Board of Advisors

Andre Azoulay
Ali Belhaj
Samia Farouki
Devens Hamlen
Rita Hauser
Robert Karam
Hasan Khan
Leah McIntosh
Mark Mendell
Timothy Phillips
William Prinzivalli
Henry Rosovsky
George Salem
Fuad Safwat
Oliver Stalter
Henry Steiner
Ahmed Snoussi
Mustafa Terrab
Desmond Tutu
James Zogby