Tony Nader is a Lebanese neuro-scientist, researcher, university president, author and leader of the Transcendental Meditation movement.
Mamdouha El-Sayed was a philanthropist and public health advocate whose donations benefited universities, hospitals and clinics for animals.
Dr. Tony Tannoury is Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine. A pioneer in spine surgery, specifically through minimally invasive procedures, he is also the Director of Spine Services at the Boston Medical Center in Boston.
Born in Beirut in 1972, Yara Lapidus spent her youth between the Middle East, the United States and France.
Nadwa Qaragholi is an Iraqi painter. She was born and raised in Baghdad, and educated in both her native city and the American College in Beirut.
Tarek Smaili is an American Plastic Surgeon of Lebanese origin. He is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons of which only board certified plastic surgeons can be admitted.
Michael (Hasan) Fakih is a doctor and obstetrician. Fakih received his MD from American University of Beirut in 1981.
Yousra, born in 1951, is an Egyptian actress and singer. Yousra is a glamorous icon for the Middle East and is an influential voice in the region.
Zuhair Humadi is an Iraqi politician and professor who was born in 1941 and holds US citizenship. He is the general supervisor of the Higher Education Development Committee program in the Iraqi Prime Minister’s Office.
Rawya Mansour is the chairperson of RAMSCO and has been a successful interior designer and an advocate of sustainable design and development for many years.
Lihadh al-Ghazali, born in Iraq in 1948, is a doctor of genetics and pediatrics at the University of the United Arab Emirates.
Jawad Al-Assadi, born in Iraq in 1947, is a director and playwright, worked for 14 years with the Palestinian National Theater and later with the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus.
Waddah Faris is an Iraqi and a multi-faceted artist living and working between Barcelona and Beirut.
Nada Shabout, born in 1962 in Scotland with an Iraqi origin, is an American art historian specializing in modern Iraqi art.
Professor Makhzoumi is an affiliate faculty member of the American University of Beirut. She is a founding member and senior fellow in the Cambridge Center for Landscape and People.
Hassan Makhzoumi, born in Baghdad in 1950, he is an experienced pulmonologist specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of lung disease.
Azzam Alwash is an Iraqi hydraulic engineer and environmentalist, he left Iraq in 1978 to escape the Baathist regime and he worked for twenty years as a soil and environmental engineering consultant in southern California.
Sami-Paul Tawil was nominated professor at the “Collège de Médecine des Hôpitaux de Paris” and head of the inpatient unit of psychiatry at hospital St. Antoine.
Nasser Nakib is an American architect of Lebanese descent and the CEO of New York-based Nakib Architecture. He studied at the University of Minnesota at Los Angeles where he received his master’s degree in architecture.
Roger Moukarzel born in 1962 in Beirut, he is an internationally published documentary and fashion photographer.
William Zoghbi, born in 1955, is a Lebanese-American cardiologist. He is a leader in cardiovascular imaging and developed noninvasive heart function and valve disorder evaluation techniques.
William Sawaya, an Italian-Lebanese architect, born in 1948, particularly interested in the definition of internal spaces, he extended his professional activity to France, Italy, Greece, Japan and the USA.
Placido Domingo is an opera singer, distributor, actor and Spanish Maestro, whose original name is “José Placido Domingo Emile”. Domingo is perhaps the most versatile of today’s tenors.
Orlando is a French producer of Egyptian and Italian origins, he is the brother of the international French singer Dalida.
Omar was an Egyptian actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s but is best known for his appearances in both English and American productions.
Patriarch Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir is the 76th Maronite Patriarch who led the Maronite Church for 25 years until he resigned due to age.
Mouna Ayoub, born in 1957 in Kuwait, is a well-known French socialite and businesswoman of Lebanese origin. Frequently in the media, she is often a guest of the Cannes film festival and makes headlines in French gossip magazines.
Mireille Mathieu is a French singer. She has recorded over 1200 songs in eleven languages, with more than 150 million albums sold worldwide.
Ivo Pitanguy was a plastic surgeon based in Rio de Janeiro. Pitanguy studied plastic surgery in France and England and began working at a Brazilian hospital in 1953.
Gloria Estefan is a Cuban-American contralto singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Estefan’s breakthrough success with “Conga” in 1985 made her known worldwide.
Princess Ferial Farouk was the eldest child of Egypt’s penultimate monarch, King Farouk. In 1952, the Revolution by the Free Officers sent the Royal Family into exile in Italy.
The Dalai Lama was born in Taktser village, Amdo, Tibet, and was selected as the tulku of the 13th Dalai Lama in 1937.
Charles Aznavour is a French, later naturalized Armenian, singer, songwriter, actor, public activist, and diplomat.
Céline Marie Claudette Dion is a Canadian singer and businesswoman. She is credited for introducing francophone music to many non-francophone countries around the globe.
Avec mon amitié et mes remerciements pour une des rares interviews que j’ai pris plaisir à faire
En appréciation d’un dialogue (en 6 parties jusqu’à maintenant) fort et important et particulièrement constructif
Thank you for the wonderful moments, for the magical questions and may God bless you