Aziz Abu Sarah is a Palestinian conflict resolution expert and a social entrepreneur, born and raised in Jerusalem. He is a National Geographic Explorer and cultural educator, the co-founder of MEJDI Tours, a TED Fellow, and the Executive Director of George Mason University’s Center for World Religions, Diplomacy, and Conflict Resolution (CRDC).
Throughout his career, Aziz has worked in peacemaking, developing ways to use narrative storytelling, intercommunal initiatives, and business to further the cause of reconciliation. He has worked conflict resolution projects in conflict zones including Afghanistan, Syria and Iran, Israel and Palestine. He is a writer and has recently produced a web series for National Geographic on the Israeli Palestinian conflict called Conflict Zone.