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Meet The Rihla Board

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Arwa Alkhawaja


M.A. | Leadership Studies 

The University of San Diego  

B.S. | Chemistry | King Saud University, Saudi Arabia 

Leadership/ Life Skills Coaching

University of San Diego

Project Management Certification Program


Dr. Rola Abushaban

Vice Chairwomen/Chinese Medicine

Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

License of Acupuncture

Masters of Traditional Oriental Medicine

Bachelor of Chemistry from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs


Osama Alkhawaja

Youth Director 

Is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School, and San Diego State University. During law school, he interned for the ACLU's National Immigration Project, the International Rescue Committee, and Public Defender offices across the country.


Saima Nasim

Executive Organizer

Conflict Resolution Specialist

Master of Science | Conflict Management and Resolution
The University of San Diego


Bachelor or Arts | Psychology
University Of Manitoba, Canada

Interior Design | Madison College

Certified Mediator and Trainer


Lallia Allali

Coaching Director/Coach

Assistant Research/ PhD candidate

University of San Diego

Master of Art in Leadership Studies, University of San Diego

Leadership Coach/ University of San Diego

Bachelor in Electronics/ Algeria

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