14 Notable alumni of
Lebanese American University

Lebanese American University is 1298th in the world, 280th in Asia, and 4th in Lebanon by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 14 notable alumni from Lebanese American University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Rima Maktabi

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    Rima Maktabi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Lebanese American University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree
    Occupations
    journalisttelevision presenter
    Biography

    Rima Maktabi is a Lebanese TV presenter and award-winning journalist who returned to al-Arabiya after hosting CNN's monthly program Inside the Middle East for two years and previously working at the Arab satellite channel since 2005. She was among several female Arab journalists who first became known through her reporting during the 2006 Lebanon War and who had successful careers afterward, including Maktabi and her former colleague at al-Arabiya Najwa Qassem.

  2. Hind Hariri

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    Hind Hariri
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    socialite
    Biography

    Hind Rafic al-Hariri is the youngest child of Lebanese businessman and politician Rafik Hariri. She graduated from the Lebanese American University in Beirut and campaigned for her half-brother Saad in Lebanese elections. In 2008, Forbes magazine listed her as "one of the world's youngest billionaires".

  3. Dominique Hourani

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    Dominique Hourani
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    singersocialitemodelactor
    Biography

    Dominique Hourani is a Lebanese recording artist, actress, beauty queen, and former model.

  4. Fahda bint Saud

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    Fahda bint Saud
    Born in
    Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    writerpainter
    Biography

    Fahda bint Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is a Saudi Arabian artist and a member of House of Saud.

  5. Nadine Wilson Njeim

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    Nadine Wilson Njeim
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    modelbeauty pageant contestantactor
    Biography

    Nadine Wilson Njeim is a Lebanese beauty queen who was elected Miss Lebanon 2007. She represented her country in Miss World 2007 in China and Miss Universe 2007 in Mexico.

  6. Kim Ghattas

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    Kim Ghattas
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Kim Ghattas is a Dutch-Lebanese journalist for the BBC who has covered the US State Department. She is a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the author of Black Wave: Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, and Collective Memory in the Middle East, which The New York Times recognized as one of the "100 Notable Books of 2020."

  7. Nadim Kobeissi

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    Nadim Kobeissi
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    cryptographer
    Biography

    Nadim Kobeissi is a Lebanese computer science researcher specialized in applied cryptography. He is the author of Cryptocat, an open-source encrypted web chat client. Kobeissi is also known for speaking publicly against Internet censorship and Internet surveillance.

  8. Lara Habib Chamat

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    Lara Habib Chamat
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1980-.. (age 41)
    Occupations
    presentertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Lara Habib Chamat is a Lebanese Senior Business News presenter on Al Arabiya News Channel.

  9. Zaven Kouyoumdjian

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    Zaven Kouyoumdjian
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    journalistnews presentertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Zaven Kouyoumdjian is a well-known Lebanese talk show host, producer and television personality of both Armenian and Lebanese descent. He is also a media consultant and author of a best-selling book Lebanon Shot Twice. Zaven launched a new television talk show Bala Toul Sire in November 2014 that is said to reshape the television talk show experience in Lebanon.

  10. Wansa

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    Wansa
    Born in
    Iraq Flag Iraq
    Years
    1917-2015 (aged 98)
    Occupations
    socialite
    Biography

    Mira Khatun Wansa, Wansa Ismail el-Amawy or simply Wansa was a Yazidi princess. In 1934–1938 she was the wife of Mir Sa'id Beg. Wansa was born in Tikrit and was a daughter of Ismail Beg. Her brothers were Mua'wia, Abd el-Karim and Yezid Khan.

  11. Salim Sayegh

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    Salim Sayegh
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Salim Sayegh is a Lebanese academic and politician who served as minister of social affairs from 2009 to 2011.

  12. Mounira Solh

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    Mounira Solh
    Years
    1911-2010 (aged 99)
    Occupations
    activistpolitician
    Biography

    Mounira Solh was a pioneer advocate for the rights of women and people with disabilities in Lebanon. She was one of the first women in Lebanon and the Middle East to run for parliament. She ran for a seat in the Parliament of Lebanon in 1960, 1964 and 1968. She was also a humanitarian with decades of volunteer and charity work.

  13. Abd al-Rahman al-Kayyali

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    Abd al-Rahman al-Kayyali
    Born in
    Syria Flag Syria
    Years
    1887-1969 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Abd al-Rahman al-Kayyali was a physician from the city of Aleppo and member of the Syrian independence movement who served as the Minister of Justice for two terms.

  14. Sana Solh

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    Sana Solh
    Born in
    Lebanon Flag Lebanon
    Years
    1939-2019 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    activist
    Biography

    Sana Solh was a Lebanese human rights activist who advocated for the respect and equal rights of women, children and persons with disabilities through social and political change. She was one of the main female leaders of the civil rights movements in Lebanon, actively working, lobbying and leading demonstrations to fight for the right of women to grant their nationality to their children, ask for laws to guarantee quotas for women's participation in politics, or raise funds for the many institutions and associations where she was an active member.