As a social justice educator, Noor facilitates conversations on social identity, group dynamics, power, privilege, oppression, intersectionality, and more. She also shares insight and guidance on being an advocate for Arab American causes and issues.
With over a decade of experience in higher education and corporate DEI learning, Noor is a true trailblazer in the field.
Born in Jerusalem, raised in Rockford, IL and later living in Ramallah, Noor brings a unique perspective to her work, having lived and studied in various places. She got her MSW from the University of Michigan and honed her skills at the Program on Intergroup Relations. She then went on to work in Social Justice Education at Northwestern University before taking the helm as Head of Learning at the Nova Collective, a Black-owned, female-owned company devoted to transforming organizational cultures around Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).
Noor facilitates conversations on social identity, group dynamics, power, privilege, oppression, intersectionality, and more. She also trains students to become social justice facilitators, including skills around multipartiality and power balancing.
As an Arab and a Muslim Administrator, Noor has helped communities to become more conscious of the identity dynamics at play on their campuses and facilitate conversations to create change. As a Palestinian, Noor has been especially interested in Arab-Jewish dialogue and its impact on American college student experiences.
But Noor’s commitment to creating a better world doesn’t stop there. She’s also served on the Chicago chapter board for the American Muslims for Palestine for the past 5 years! With her passion, expertise and wealth of experience, Noor is an educator that you do not want to miss.
- Intersectionality and Social Justice
- Being an Arab American in the 21st Century
- Dialogue on the Arab-Jewish Conflict
- Advocacy for Our Land: Palestine