Munteha Shukralla comes to TIMEP with a background in social activism and a commitment to building bridges of understanding and awareness. To that end, she has organized ecumenical peace conferences, led citizen diplomacy delegations to the Middle East, and worked to train and educate thousands in leadership and community impact initiatives. She holds a BA in International Studies from Portland State University, and a MA in International Studies from the University of Washington. Munteha has over 20 years of experience in transformational facilitation, program management, as well as operations management and coaching. She has used both experience and knowledge to inform her interactions with peoples from all walks of life, backgrounds, disparate beliefs, and circumstances. She currently lives in New Jersey with her seven-year-old daughter, Aziza.