Originally from Beirut, Lebanon, Noura was raised in the Bay Area and has long been engrossed with issues regarding gender equality and social justice. Noura holds a B.A. in Political Science and English from Notre Dame de Namur University. As an undergraduate, Noura focused her studies on International Relations and Multilateral Diplomacy, spent a semester abroad in Geneva, Switzerland, and interned for one summer in Washington, DC for the General Delegation of the Palestinian Liberation Organization to the U.S. With professional experience in both the public and private sector, Noura found her passion in working for and on behalf of women. Before joining Global Fund for Women, Noura worked at the intersection of public health, education, and technology with TeachAids, a non-profit developing a virtual reality education curriculum to educate the world about concussions in youth sports. Noura is fluent in Arabic and English.