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Shams Ghoneim

Shams Ghoneim was born and raised in Cairo and has lived in Iowa City since 1967.  She is a graduate of The University of Iowa and worked for 32 years as a medical researcher.  Ms. Ghoneim is currently President of the ACLU of Iowa Board of Directors, Coordinator of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (Iowa Chapter), a member of the Iowa City Human Rights Commission, and a member of the Executive Committee of the Iowa City Mosque and Islamic Center. She is also past president of the Johnson County Consultation of Religious Communities.