Rawan Odeh, a Palestinian American who has lived half her life in Brooklyn, N.Y. and the other half in Nablus, Palestine, serves as Managing Director of New Story Leadership for the Middle East. Her most recent project is launching a gender lens leadership program for kick*ss Palestinian and Israeli women. Rawan began her career working with Women’s World Banking on gender lens investments in the MENA region. Afterwards, she went on a research fellowship with Kings College London and published research on the Economic Aspects of the Palestinian Israeli Conflict. Rawan’s motto: Don't talk about us, without us!