Jenan Abu Shtya
Jenan received her LL.B degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During her studies at the law faculty, Jenan served as a teaching and research assistant in various fields.
In the past two years, Jenan worked at Agmon &co Rozenbrsg HaCohen & Co Law Firm, as a legal intern and later as an advocate, in the planning and construction department.
Jenan will pursue her LLM degree as a Fulbright scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, focusing on human rights, land law and social change issues.
Lina was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her LL.M at Columbia University, focusing on the issue of intersectionality and Palestinian women's rights.
Lina Makhuli received her LL.B in Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. During her studies, Lina served as teaching assistant and as a research assistant in the field of Criminal Law and Women's Rights. Upon graduation, Lina clerked at the Israeli Supreme Court for the Hon. Justice Esther Hayut and Hon. Justice Salim Joubran. Lina works as an associate in the administrative litigation department at S. Horowitz & Co, one of Israel’s largest and highly rated law firms. In addition, Lina is one of the founders and a board member of the non-profit organization "Kulan (Together) – for the promotion of feminist discourse and action in Israel".
In 2019, Nur Jabarin received her B.Arch degree in Architecture and Town Planning from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. Nur is socially active and volunteers in several NGOs, such as Molham Volunteering Team for helping Syrian refugees worldwide, and other local forums. Throughout her academic life, Nur has participated in several political and social projects that allowed her to employ her profession as an architect in serving her community. Among them was her undergraduate thesis, where she investigated urgent contemporary questions that exist in the Palestinian society including citizenship, displacement, and existence as refugees, and how they are linked to various aspects of heritage. As a Fulbright Fellow, Nur aims to do her master’s in Critical, Curatorial and Conceptual practices in Architecture at Columbia University.
Shadin Azaizy was born and raised in Nazareth. She is a professional basketball player, a graduate of the Wingate Institute. She worked as a PE teacher at CHW Hadassim High School at Even-Yhoda. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue her Master’s in Sports Business at Temple University with the focus area: Recreation and Event Management. Her aim is to help the Arab sector to develop professional basketball facilities that works on enhancing the young basketball players’ mental and physical skills.
In 2016, Raji Awies received his LL.B degree in Law & Economics from the University of Haifa. During his academic life, he took part in the university debate team, in which he participated in many competitions across the country, sculpted critical thinking whilst improving his rhetorical abilities. He has developed a lot of interest in corporate and contract law and specialized in startups. Raji has completed his internship in one of the largest law firms in the country, Lipa Mier & Co. in the commercial and High-tech department. In 2018, he was admitted to the Israeli bar association and nowadays, he practices commercial law, and planning to start his LLM studies in Intellectual property and information law at Fordham University, New York.
Mo'taz Ershied received his LL.B in law, cum laude, from the University of Haifa. During his studies, he worked closely in several roles with numerous professors, as a teacher assistant in Contract Law & Punishment Law, and as head of "Career Project" in pursue of equality in academic education. Post his graduation, Mo'taz clerked in the litigation department of Yigal Arnon & Co., one of the biggest and highly rated law firms in Israel. Soon after, he passed the Israeli Bar Exams and was certified as a lawyer. Mo'taz's areas of interest focus mostly on private law and technology. As a Fulbright fellow, his aim is to research how the private law & technology field could develop new and dynamic instruments to increase pluralism within the technology work sector in Israel.
Haya Haddad received her B.A in Political Science and English Literature from Tel Aviv University. Haya is socially and politically active, she is volunteering in several NGO’s such as the Orthodox Scouts, and other local forums. Throughout her academic studies, she led a radical change by canceling discriminatory policy against her mother tongue. In 2014, Haya participated in Bridge Builders program in Norway, a program which enhances the process of reconciliation between Palestinians and Israelis. Haya worked as research assistant during her B.A studies. Nowadays, she is the mentor for high schoolers from Kfar Yassif. She meets them weekly and discuss with them several significant issues like social activism, human rights, identity conflict and public speaking skills. She is planning to start her Master’s degree in International Affairs specializing human rights and social justice at The New School.
Rana Khalaila received her LLB and accounting degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Rana tutored first-year accounting students on behalf of the Equal Opportunities for Arab Students Unit. Rana completed her Legal internship at the criminal department of Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office. Later on, she worked as a tax inspector (Financial Institutions Unit) at the Assessing Officer of Large Enterprises- Israeli Tax Authority. Nowadays, Rana works as an attorney at the Fiscal Department in the State Attorney's Office.
Mohanad Salaimi has received his LL.B/B.A. in Law and Accounting from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Mohannad is a lawyer and a Certified Public Accountant in Israel. As a law student, Mohannad was elected as Chairman of the Ambitions Forum, the Arab Law Students Association at the Hebrew University. Upon finishing his studies, Mohannad pursued a one-year legal internship in Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal, one of Israel’s largest international law firms. Then he began a two-years accounting internship at the global firm PwC, which he has recently completed. His work in both internships focused on providing tax consultancy services to several international and domestic companies. In addition, Mohannad has also served as a teaching assistant in various courses taught at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. Mohannad was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study for an LL.M in tax law at Georgetown University.
Soaad Younis is a soccer player who received her B.A. in Physical Education from Wingate College in 2017. Since graduating, she has been working as an exercise specialist at Meir Hospital in Kfar Saba, in the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, being the only Arab and the youngest staff member in the Center. As a Fulbright fellow, Soaad is planning to study Sports Business at Temple University. Her aim is to help her society to develop better health through better and equal sports and fitness training programming.
Ruba Hamdan received her B.A. in Communications from Max Stern Yezreel Valley College and holds an Interior Design Diploma from 6B Studio. Ruba aspires to develop a career as a professional artist, a researcher and an art educator. She is especially enthusiastic about promoting art education as a tool for intercultural dialogue through programs for children and youth and also aspires to contribute to the enhancement of the arts in Arab society, where the field is significantly underdeveloped, by conducting research on Arab art, empowering Arab artists, organizing exhibitions and promoting Arab art internationally. During her MFA studies Ruba will advance these goals by developing her artistic voice, expanding her research and intellectual skills through living in a diverse global community and reaching beyond ethnic and gender boundaries.
Aiman Jabaren received a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering and a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Technion Institute of Technology. He conducted research in image processing at the Ultrasound Signal and Image Processing and Modeling Lab and the Neural Interface Engineering Lab during his bachelor degrees. Afterwards, he worked for two years as a pre-silicon verification engineer at Intel. After being awarded a Fulbright Scholarship, he will be pursuing his Master's degree in Electrical Engineering at UCSD where he will be conducting research in computer vision.
Tamer Mograbi received his BSc in Computer Science from the Technion – Israel institute of technology in 2015. Since graduating, Tamer has worked in Tel Aviv at Check Point Software Technologies as a software engineer dealing with network security and later worked in Haifa at Cadence Design Systems as a software engineer dealing with formal verification. Now, through Fulbright, Tamer is excited to continue learning and specialize in his favorite field which is robotics, at the University of Maryland, College Park.
During his academic life, he volunteered in many NGOs, besides taking part of the Ambitions Forum, which accompanies – Socially, academically and personally - first year Arab law students in Israeli universities. In 2014, he participated in MEPI Student leadership program in Benedictine University. Sameer completed his internship in the largest law firm in Israel, Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal. As a certified lawyer, he joined the global firm PwC to complete his accounting internship. Nowadays, he is a tax inspector in the Israeli tax authority, and planning to start his LLM studies in Northwestern University.
Mohammed Jaljule received his LL.B degree from Tel Aviv University. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue his LL.M at Northwestern University, specializing in tax law.
Muhammad Mansour received his B.Sc in Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Transport Engineering at New York University - NYU.
Lama Shehadeh completed a degree in Architecture at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Architecture, specializing in Regional Planning, at Cornell University.
Nour Darwish completed her B.A. in Arts at Tel Aviv University. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Music Performance at Brooklyn College.
Adim Abass received his B.Sc at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in Computer Science. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Software Engineering at the University of Southern California.
Ameer Bashir completed a degree in Social Sciences at Tel Aviv University. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Digital Culture at Arizona State University.
Maroun Maalouf received his LL.B degree from the University of Haifa. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue his LL.M at Fordham University, specializing in International Law.
Eman Abu Aiada
Eman Abu Aiada was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study English Literature and Linguistics at Oregon State University.
Yousef Fadila was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to complete an M.Sc. in Computer Science, focusing on AI application in Engineering, applied physics and data science, at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Amal Nasser Aun
Amal Nasser Aun was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to pursue a Master's in Public Administration, focusing on Human Rights & Social Justice in the Middle East at Cornell University.
Muhammad Sarahne was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Criminal Law, Criminal Justice and Comparative Law at the University of Pennsylvania.
Doaa Abu Elyounes
Doaa Abu Elyounes completed her LLB at the University of Haifa in 2012. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Cyber Law and Criminal Law at Harvard University.
Soheir Asaad completed her LLB at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study International Human Rights Law at the University of Notre Dame.
Ester Biro completed her B.A. in Communications at The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2014. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Communications at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
George Deek completed his LLB at The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya in 2006. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Law, specializing in Diplomacy and International Law at Georgetown University.
Nisreen Mansour completed her LLB at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2013. She was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Commercial Law at Indiana University Bloomington.
Areej Mwassi was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Educational Technology, focusing on learning sciences, STEM and civic engagement, at Arizona State University.
Sari Saba Sadiya
Sari Saba Sadiya completed his B.Sc. in Computer Science at the Technion in 2013. He was awarded the Fulbright scholarship to study Cognitive Neuroscience at Michigan State University.