Bridging Muslim-Western Relations
Broadcast on August 27, 2013
With Kim Weichel & Yasmina Mrabet
Director of Connection Point Initiative, Web Content Editor
Yasmina Mrabet is Director of the Peace X Peace Connection Point initiative, a global dialogue initiative aimed at connecting Arab, Muslim, and Western women around the world. Yasmina has lived and traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, and her experience in the field of conflict resolution has focused on intercultural dialogue aimed at addressing feelings of mutual fear and suspicion between the ‘West’ and the Arab and Muslim ‘world.’ She strongly believes in the importance of creating platforms that highlight the voices, perspectives and contributions of women to society around the world. Yasmina received her Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Virginia. She received her Master’s degree from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, where she focused her research on how Arab Muslim women negotiate identity and navigate conflict in the American university setting. To reach Ms. Mrabet, email firstname.lastname@example.org.