Maysoon Zayid is an actress, comedian, writer and disability advocate. She is a Guest Comedian-in-Residence at her alma mater, Arizona State University. She is also the co-founder/co-executive producer of the New York Arab American Comedy Festival and The Muslim Funny Fest.
Maysoon has most recently appeared on Oprah Winfrey Network’s “In Deep Shift,” “60 Minutes,” and CNN. She had the number one TED Talk of 2014 and is the author/narrator of the audiobook, “Find Another Dream”.
As a professional comedian, Maysoon has performed in top New York clubs and has toured extensively at home and abroad.