Speakers

We are excited to welcome a diverse group of speakers to the Assyrian National Conference 2022. Check back for updates on the conference speaker list in the coming weeks.  Follow us @assyrianpolicy on all platforms for exciting speaker announcements.​

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John Ameer, EdD

Professor and Author

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Savina Dawood

Co-Founder and President

Etuti Institute

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Caroline Benjamin

School Administrator

Niles Township District 219 High Schools

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Alda Benjamen, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Assyrian History

University of California, Berkeley

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Sargon Donabed, PhD

Professor

Roger Williams University

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Annie Elias

Assyrians in Motion 1937 Film Project

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Mariam Georgis, PhD

SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow

Department of Political Studies

University of Manitoba

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Joseph Hermiz, PhD-c

PhD Candidate

University of Chicago

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Arianne Ishaya, PhD

Professor and Author

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Jordan Jonas

Winner, History Channel's Alone 

(Season 6)

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Ruth Kambar, PhD

Educator, Author, Board Member

Assyrian Studies Association

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Carmen Morad

Commissioner

City of Modesto

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Ranna Salem

Board Member

Shlama Foundation

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Ramina Samuel

Vice President

BET KANU

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Hon. Fareed Yaqoob, MP

Member, Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament

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Efrem Yildiz, PhD

Vice Chancellor

University of Salamanca

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Sargis Yonan

Computer & Robotics Engineer

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Michael Youash, PhD

Policy Analyst

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Antoine Varani

President

Assyrian Aid Society of America

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Kathy Sayad Zatari, Esq

Project Director, "Tell Our Stories: Artifacts of the Assyrian Genocide" at California State University—Stanislaus