Hassan El-Tayyab (@HassanElTayyab) is an author, songwriter, and Legislative Director for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL). He leads FCNL’s lobbying work to end the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, advocate for Palestinian human rights, and advance diplomacy with Iran. He also serves on the Leadership Council for Churches for Middle East Peace. In 2022, Hassan was honored by the Arab America Foundation as an awardee of its “40 under 40” initiative. He is frequently invited to guest lecture at colleges and universities around the United States on foreign affairs and his writings and commentaries have been featured in numerous national and international news outlets, including CNN, BBC World News, Politico, The Intercept, Business Insider, and more. He is also on LinkedIn.