• Meet Our Team!

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    Mr. Fuad M. Sahouri

    Executive Director/Founder


    I am passionate about assisting students become future leaders and gain practical experience through meaningful internship experiences. I am a career social entrepreneur, with previously successful organizations including Arab-Americare in Ramallah, Palestine; and the Arab-American Business and Professional Association. I lead ABPA Institute to achieve our goals and objectives and continually advocate for Arab-Americans and other minorities. My full biography is available here.

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    Ambassador Massoud Maalouf

    Honorary Chairman



    I am a career diplomat who has served internationally for decades. I have been on the Board of ABPA Institute since its inception. If you are interested in learning more about our collaboration with diplomatic missions, international initiatives, or our Thought Leadership Program, contact me.


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    Amanda Rommes

    Program Coordinator


    (202) 759-6987


    I oversee the ABPA Internship Placement Program, and facilitate new opportunities to our network of students. If you are interested in applying to a position we have listed, or an organization looking to recruit from our network of students, contact me today! I also assist with students looking for resume building advise or any other professional development tips.

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    Aliya Qutub


    Program Administrator


    (202) 765-1325


    I oversee the strategy, development, and administration of the ABPA programs. My focus is on partner development, corporate sponsorship, grant development, and advocacy. I am spearheading the new initiatives at ABPA Institute.

    If you are interested in connecting with us to collaborate, enroll in our program, or learn more about our mission, contact me.