Photo gallery


Discussing immigration, integration,  stereotypes and Middle East political history, at the invitation of the Aurora Public Library, September 13, 2018.


Discussing the Rohingya crisis with a panel consisting of (L to R)  Jean-Nicolas Beuze, UNHCR rep to Canada;  Yusuf Zine, actor, writer, and filmmaker; and Peter Akman, CTV News correspondent, following a screening of the documentary I am Rohingya, co-presented by UNHCR Canada and Raja Khouri Conversations, October 15, 2018.


Interviewing Mohammad Alhroub, a young Palestinian from Bethlehem, following a screening of Wall, a documentary featuring renowned British playwright David Hare, a co-presentation by the National Film Board and Raja Khouri Conversations, October 16, 2018.


Welcoming Citizenship, Immigration and Refugees Minister Ahmed Hussen to a community reception, along with MP and Parliamentary Secretary Omar Alghabra, hosted by the gracious Mohamad Fakih, Prez and CEO of Paramount Fine Foods, April 8, 2018.


Moderating a conversation about "Palestinian and Jewish Narratives," as part of Raja Khouri Conversations and in partnership with Heart to Heart, at Jackman Hall (AGO), April 30, 2018.


Moderating a panel on "The Niqab in Canada: Now What?," as part of Raja Khouri Conversations, at Innis Town Hall (U of T), November 27, 2017. 


Hosting a book launch and signing of An Arab Women's Notebook, at Ben McNally's Bookstore on May 3rd, 2017


Hosting the documentary "Things Arab Men Say," followed by a panel at a sold-out event by Raja Khouri Conversations at Jackman Hall (AGO), June 15, 2017.


Participating on a panel at a JSpaceCanada conference discussing Canadian Jewish-Arab relations and the potential for inter-cultural understanding, October 29, 2017.


With newly-elected Toronto mayor John Tory, at the gala reception for "Sultans and Divas," co-produced by CAI and the Royal Conservatory of Music, December 2014.


With Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn and Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation, at the first CAI Awards Gala at the Carlu in Toronto in April 2016. 


Addressing the audience following a screening of the documentary "Things
Arab Men Say," hosted by the Intercultural Dialogue Institute, 2016.


With Meric Gertler (second from left), U of T president, at a CAI dinner honouring Roger Martin (first on right), outgoing dean of the Rotman School of Management, December 2014.


With MP Olivia Chow at the CAI Inaugural Gala at the ROM in October 2013. 


With Jean Augestine, Ontario Fairness Commissioner, at CAI's inaugural gala at the ROM, October 2013.


With the Hon. Bill Graham, former minster of defence and foreign affairs, and a keynote speaker at CAI's inaugural gala in October 2013.


With the Rt. Hon. Adrianne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada, and an honorary chair of CAI's inaugural gala in October 2013.


Addressing participants in a CAI-Rotman Conference on Canadian business opportunities in the Middle East, 2015. 


Addressing CAI supporters at the launch of the 2015 Annual Report in April 2016.


Addressing participants in a panel on civic engagement, marking the launch of CAI's 2015 federal election voter education and motivation campaign, "Your Voice."


Addressing guests at a fundraising reception in 2015.