Dana Al Shirawi, Ph.D.
El azima: Arab women, Islam, and power. How personal power is developed, experienced, and expressed by Bahraini Muslim women"
Dana lived a vibrant life full of love, hugs, laughter, singin
g, dancing and smiles. She brought class and dignity with her wherever she went. She was bright and charming, as well as kind and humble.
She received her PhD from ITP/Sofia University in Transpersonal Psychology in December 2016. That same month she married her fiancee Nauman Malik. Unfortunately, health troubles manifested on New Year's Day January 1, 2017 and she transitioned March 6, 2017 after a protracted struggle with a metabolic disease.
Dana's husband will be present at the commencement to share a few words and accept her diploma. Read about her dissertation topic here.