TIMEP Staff

Nicole Santos

Nicole Santos is the Development Manager at TIMEP.  She has previously worked at The Nature Conservancy, Virginia Tech, and Elms College.  Prior to her career in development, Ms. Santos worked as an English and history teacher in Massachusetts and rural...

Tesbih Habbal

Tesbih Habbal is the Editorial Associate at TIMEP. She worked over the past few years in writing & communications, research, and academic affairs. In addition to her work in academia at the University of Chicago, Tesbih served as an editor and content developer...

Basil El-Dabh

Basil El-Dabh is the Editorial Manager at TIMEP. He previously worked as a Cairo-based journalist, editor, and researcher. Mr. El-Dabh was reporter and politics editor at Daily News Egypt before contributing political analysis to TIMEP, the Atlantic Council, and the Middle East Institute. He...

Yasmin Omar

Yasmin Omar is a Egypt Legal Associate at TIMEP. She has been practicing as a human rights lawyer for the last nine years. She has worked with several NGOs in Egypt and is a member of the Front of Defense for...

Tess Bolt

Tess Bolt is the Programs Coordinator at TIMEP. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a B.A. in Arabic studies. Ms. Bolt most recently served as an intern at the American Enterprise Institute with the Critical Threats Project and...

Hannah Paukstis

Hannah Paukstis

Hannah Paukstis is the Senior Operations Manager at TIMEP. Prior to joining TIMEP, Ms. Paukstis interned at Human Rights First, the National Security Archive, and the University of Washington Center for Human Rights. She holds a B.A. in international studies...

Aliza Asad

Aliza Asad

Aliza Asad is a Programs Manager at TIMEP. Prior to joining TIMEP, Ms. Asad interned at the Middle East Institute and lived in Turkey to conduct research on healthcare access for Syrian refugees. She holds a B.A. in international studies...

Mai El-Sadany

Mai El-Sadany is the Managing Director and Legal and Judicial Director with TIMEP. She has previously worked at the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, among other organizations. Ms....

Ramy Yaacoub

Ramy Yaacoub

Ramy Yaacoub is the founder and Executive Director of the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP). Mr. Yaacoub is also the founder of the Maktabti audiobooks and podcast platform, in addition to being the former Chairman of iProductions and...