Lian Ryan-Hume


2021 Global Leadership Initiative

GLI Lian

Lian's key policy interests include minority rights, patient advocacy and education. She has spent the past decade touring the world as an international keynote speaker, raising awareness around minority issues and acting as an advocate for those with invisible illnesses and disabilities. She is particularly passionate about empowering Arab women and have founded two social startups, Peaceful Infusions and Manara Resources, which promote employment and financial literacy among Arab women. Lian completed an MSc in Comparative Social Policy at Oxford, focusing on the role of patient organisations in health policy design.