Talleen Abu Hanna: Miss Trans Israel 2016
Join Tufts Friends of Israel and Tisch College of Civic Life for an unforgettable lunch and learn.
Talleen was elected the first Miss Trans Israel in 2016, and since then has gained notoriety in Israel and around the world. Talleen was born to Arab-Israeli family in Nazareth, and began her gender transition in 2015. This year, Talleen’s modeling career took off, and she was selected to be a model for the designer Desigual and at Fattal Hotel Chain. Most recently, Talleen participated in the Israel version of the reality show “Big Brother.” She was officially named an Ambassador of goodwill for LGBTQ community during the 2017 Tel Aviv Pride Parade.
Free Israeli food will also be served!
You can read more about her incredible story here.