Rita Zawaideh Named 2013 Globalist of the Year

The Seattle Globalist will honor Rita Zawaideh and five others (including Central District residents Anna Goren and Jill Mangaliman) at Washington Hall Friday October 4th.


Rita Zawaideh
Owner, Caravan-Serai Tours
Board of Directors, Arab American Community Coalition of Washington State
Board of Directors, Salaam Cultural Museum

It was tough to get ahold of Rita Zawaideh to tell her she’d won the Globalist of the Year Award, because she was out of the country, leading a humanitarian mission in Jordan and Syria. We finally spoke with her yesterday, at about one o’clock in the morning Jordan time. Continue reading