Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit 2022 Announces Mona Sadeq-Omar, MVP Awardee 2022
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(Washington, D.C., October 28, 2022) The Arab America Foundation is excited to announce that Virginia Team Leader, Mona Sadeq-Omar, will receive the MVP-Most Valuable Person Award for 2022, at the CONNECT Arab America: Empowerment Summit on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at 5:30 pm, at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park, Falls Church, Virginia.
Sadeq-Omar currently leads a team of over 60 Arab Americans promoting the organization’s goals and objectives in Virginia and nationally. Team Virginia is the host team for this year’s Connect Arab America: Empowerment Summit.
She received her B.A. from Lebanese American University in 1980 and her MPA from George Mason University in 2002. She has extensive experience working for private and public sectors in finance and accounting.
In addition to her activism with the Arab America Foundation, Sadeq-Omar has been actively involved and supportive of several non-profit organizations. In 2020, she became the executive director of the American Palestinian Women’s Association-APWA. In 2015, she helped co-found the National Arab American Women’s Association-NAAWA as treasurer and then president. She is a current board member of the Muslim Women’s Association.
A proud Arab American of Palestinian heritage, and a long-time activist, Sadeq-Omar will receive the 2022 MVP Award on Saturday, November 5, 2022, at the Al Rabitah Gala Hafla. The award will be presented to her by Nabeleh Ghareeb, 2021 MVP and Michigan Co-Team Leader.
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