Dr. Dena Bateh is currently a full-time Professor of Management & International Business at Berkeley College in New York City and teaches at the European School of Economics. Prior to becoming a professor, Dr. Bateh worked extensively in the Pharmaceutical Industry focusing on cardiovascular health. In an effort to continually pursue research in the healthcare field and to focus on humanitarian efforts, Dr. Bateh, with her husband, founded the American-Egyptian Foundation. The foundation is a member of the United Nations’ NGO division and its primary activities are to assist underserved Egyptian communities in the prevention and treatment of Hepatitis C, which affects approximately 30% of the Egyptian population. She obtained both her B.A. and M.B.A. from Jacksonville University (Florida) and her Ph.D. in International Economics from Columbia University completing her doctoral dissertation on Healthcare Improvement in Third World Countries with a focus on Egypt.