From Baghdad to Cleveland and Back:
My personal journey through modern Iraq
Sponsored by: The Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle East Studies and The Center for Policy Studies
Speaker(s): Shwan Ibrahim Taha
Date & Time: Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2015 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Attending CWRU in 1986 at the height of the Iran-Iraq war and returning to a devastated country in 2003, Shwan Taha has witnessed some of the Middle East’s most profound changes. A biomedical engineering graduate, Taha nevertheless charted an impressive 20-year career in Middle East banking and finance. He is the Founder of Melak Investments and Chairman of Rabee Securities, investment advisory firms concentrating on opportunities in Iraq and the broader region. With offices in Baghdad, Erbil, Sulaymaniyah, and Istanbul, Taha brings a unique perspective to the rapid changes which have shaken this important part of the world.
Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom C
10900 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106-7235