Essam Daod

Essam Daod

Psychiatrist and co-founder of Humanity Crew

Dr. Essam Daod is a psychiatrist and psychoanalytic psychotherapist who grew up in a small Arab-Palestinian village in Galilee, Israel. In 2015, he flew to Greece for a humanitarian rescue mission, where he co-founded Humanity Crew and has been working with refugees ever since. He’s an avid refugee mental health activist and researcher who has spoken at countless conferences and media outlets all over the world advocating for the importance of mental health support for refugees and people in crises. In 2018, he became a TED Fellow and speaker. In 2021, his work was featured in the docuseries “The Me You Can’t See,” produced by Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry for Apple TV.

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