CEO of Palestinian Note
Clinton Global Initiative
Fadi is the CEO of the internet newspaper, Palestine Note and was formerly Director of Institutional Advancement at the American Task Force on Palestine-ATFP (www.americantaskforce.org). Prior to these positions, Mr. Elsalameen was a Program Advisor at the “Imaginenations Group” where he worked with teams of international development finance and youth experts to design investment strategies for youth in the Middle East and South America.
Since 1998, Elsalameen has been an active participant in the International organization “Seeds of Peace” participating in and lecturing at numerous leadership summits and conferences on topics related to Middle East youth, conflict resolution, and extremism. Elsalameen was invited personally by US President Bill Clinton to attend the Clinton Global Initiative in 2005, and helped secure a commitment for a political risk insurance initiative to encourage investment in Gaza after the Israeli withdrawal at the time. Elsalameen graduated from Earlham College with a B.S. in biochemistry and political science and holds a Masters in International Relations and Economics with a specialization in China Studies from The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). Elsalameen speaks Arabic, Hebrew, English, French, and Mandarin-Chinese.