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Chief Operating Officer, Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship
Reima Yosif is an Ariane de Rothschild Fellow.
She earned her Masters in English Literature from Harvard University where she was awarded Dean’s Academic Achievement Award and Derek Bok Public Service Award. She has a BA and a Graduate Diploma in English and Comparative Literature from Ain Shams University in Cairo Egypt. As part of AdR Fellowship she completed Executive Education with Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK and Essec Business School in France and Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management (in Innovation and Design Thinking ), Cornell University, USA.
She is the Founding President of Al-Rawiya Foundation, a non-profit organization promoting empowerment of Muslim women through education, arts and integration.
As part of her non-profit work she worked on a research project for Religions for Peace USA, commissioned by UNICEF in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.