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Mariam Mar’i Ryan, Ph.D.

Based: Akka, Israel and Maryland, United States

Dr. Mariam Mari Ryan is a Palestinian educational psychologist and a retired university professor. Dr. Mari is a writer, researcher and founder of various organization and institutions concerned with issues related to women, children, education, human rights, and other social political organization. Dr. Mari is also the founder and served as the president for over 20 years for various organizations, including the Galilee Center for Social Research, as well as the Acre Arab Women Association and its Home of the Arab Child Pedagogical Center, which specializes in Early Childhood Education in the Arab sector in Israel.