Board of trustees
ABIM Diplomat, Gastroenterology
Avid supporter of global justice as MLK stated injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Dr. Haytham Albizem
With over 15 years of experience in clinical and interventional cardiology, his practice focuses on optimizing circulatory health for his patients. He has also published numerous works in medical journals and served as a presenter in national peer meetings. Dr. Albizem’s board certifications include cardiology, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. He is an esteemed fellow in the American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. In addition to this, Dr. Albizem is a humanitarian philanthropist who devotes his time and resources to improving the lives of countless people throughout the world. Dr. Albizem founded Global Justice to unify the Syrian American diaspora, and other diaspora communities in the United States and globally in their shared objectives to bring justice to those who need it most.
Vice President - Project Manager
She was awarded the 2017 Dubai Pioneer’s Award for her humanitarian work, which continues to be a driving force in her daily life. Maissa has carried out humanitarian efforts working with Syrian Refugees in Lebanon and has been recognized for successfully connecting Syrian American organizations to Syrians and groups on the ground In liberated areas of Syria and has organized many visits to these liberated areas. Maissa has a Master’s of Business Administration in Healthcare. She received the Northern New Jersey Consortium Award for Medical Laboratory Technology Education and has been published in the American Journal for Clinical Pathology for her efforts in laboratory efficiency and management.
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Born in Damascus Syria he graduated from Damscus University Medical School
he completed his training in Internal medicine at State University of New York in Buffalo New York, and completed a fellowship in Hematology and Oncology from the Chicago Medical school, he is in practice of Hematology and Oncology at Baptist Cancer Center in Columbus Mississippi, he has been active in the Syrian American community advocacy and humanitarian relief efforts, he is on the board of Kayla List.
Senior political - media advisor
He currently resides in Germany and is a member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the German Federation of Journalists (DJV). He currently serves as the editor-in-chief of the Nida Post (based in Istanbul) since 2021 and as a senior editor of Al Arab newspaper (based in London) since 2013. He previously served as editor-in-chief of the “Damascus” think tank in London and was founder and editor-in-chief of “Spot Light,” “Al-Mubki,” “Al-Ittijah Al-Khar,” and “Al Domary” newspapers based in Damascus. Ibrahim has published several research papers, novels and poetic works, Among them are “Diary of a from Damascene Jew” and “Orientis Oculus”. He has also produced several documentaries and films which have appeared in Al Jazeera and Alaraby TV, among other networks.
Dr. Osama kadi
Senior economic advisor
Davenport University in Michigan State and was the director of the MBA program, and professor in the Faculty of Strategic Management, Marketing, and Administrative Change at IEU in the UAE. He holds a Bachelor’s degree and Pre-Master Diploma in Economics and Planning from Aleppo University, and Diploma in Supply Chain from Canada and Master and Ph.D. degrees in Economics, and MBA from USA. He was chosen by Atlantic Council in Washington DC, as a core team of “Rebuilding Syria: Reconstruction and Legitimacy program. He was the president of Concordia College for Medical, Administrative and Technological Sciences in Canada, and the CEO and consultant in many organizations. He is the president and founder of Syrian Economic Task Force SETF that published more than 30 Economic Reports about Syria. He always appears on media to analyze international and Syrian economic subjects. He has many books, the last of which are two books published in 2022, “The Economic Root of the Syrian Revolution” and the “Syrian Economic Misery: The Reality of the Syrian Economy 2021-2022”
Dr. David Adesnik
His own research focuses on Syria and Iran, especially their illicit oil trade and Iran’s use of proxy forces to project influence across the region. Previously, David served as policy director at the Foreign Policy Initiative and was a visiting fellow at the Marilyn Ware Center for Security Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. For two years, he served as deputy director for Joint Data Support at the U.S. Department of Defense, where he focused on the modeling and simulation of irregular warfare and counterinsurgency. He also spent several years as a research staff member at the Institute for Defense Analyses. In that capacity, he spent four months in Baghdad as an operations research and systems analyst for Multinational Corps – Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. David has been the recipient of fellowships from the Council on Foreign Relations, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia. His work has been published in Foreign Policy, The Weekly Standard, The National Review, The Washington Free Beacon, The Washington Quarterly, Forbes, and Fox News. He has served as a commentator on several cable television networks and radio programs. David holds a PhD and an MA in International Relations from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. His dissertation focused on the Reagan administration’s approach to democracy promotion. He received his BA in History from Yale University, from which he graduated summa cum laude.