Noreen Hafez Ayan was raised in upstate New York and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the American University of Beirut and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Lebanese American University. Ms. Hafez currently works as a Marketing Product Manager for Burst Media, one of the largest online advertising networks. She has held positions at Twentieth Century Fox and Open Source Development Network/VA Linux, as well as owning and operating her own website design and marketing firm. She is an active volunteer and co-founded the Network of Arab American Professionals, Boston Chapter. She has been an active board-member of NAAP-Boston’s chapter for over five years and has helped grow the organization to eight chapters nation-wide. She has contributed with website assistance and volunteered at several local Arab-American organizations including ADC-MA, Harvard Arab Alumni, MIT Arab Student Organization, and the Palestinian American Congress. She’s also a contributing organizer for the AUB New England Alumni chapter.