Maya Berry

Maya Berry is Executive Director of the Arab American Institute, steering the Institute's policy agenda. In 1996 she established AAI’s first Government Relations department, which she led for 5 years before becoming Legislative Director for House Minority Whip David Bonior, where she developed policies on international relations, human rights, trade, and immigration.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The First Amendment Looks Especially Beautiful in Arabic
In 2006, a human rights advocate, who is a friend, was prevented from boarding his flight from New York to California because of Arabic . Yes, Arabic. The language spoken by more than 400 million people worldwide, making it one of the top five languages in the world and reportedly the fastest...
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