Born in Baghdad to an ancient lineage called the Chaldeans (Neo-Babylonians who still speak Aramaic), Weam Namou is the Executive Director of the Chaldean Cultural Center, which houses the first and only Chaldean Museum in the world.
She’s an Eric Hoffer award-winning author of 14 books, an international award-winning filmmaker, journalist, poet, and an Ambassador for the Authors Guild of America [Detroit Chapter], the nation’s oldest and largest writing organization. She hosts a half-hour weekly TV show, and she’s the founder of The Path of Consciousness, a spiritual and writing community, and Unique Voices in Films, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization.Read More
If you have a fascinating novel, memoir, or autobiography you want to write or publish, Weam can help you develop a plan for success so you can reach those goals.Read More 01
If you want to enhance your personal and business life, Weam can provide various ancient, sacred and creative teachings that will help improve your relationships and career.Read More 02
Memoir Writing for Transformation Many writers choose memoir as a way to discover or regain their voice, share a family secret, or tell a story. The act of writing brings a sense of consciousnessRead More 03
Pomegranate is Weam's newest and 14th book! Weam's books have received acclaimed reviews by Publishes Weekly and one of them, The Great American Family: A Story of Political Disenchantment, won an Eric Hoffer Book Award.
In winning an IndieFEST Film Award, Weam Namou joins the ranks of other high-profile winners of this internationally respected award including Liam Neeson as the narrator of Love Thy Nature, A Path Appears Documentary featuring George Clooney and Blake Lively, Radical Grace executive produced by Susan Sarandon, a searing expose Davids and Goliath by Peabody winner Leon Lee, and Touched with Fire starring Katie Holmes.
Previous winners of the Impact DOCS award include the Oscar winning director Louie Psihoyos for his 2016 Best of Show – Racing Extinction, Oscar winner Yael Melamede for (Dis)Honesty – The Truth About Lies, and Emmy Award winner Gerald Rafshoon for Endless Corridors narrated by Oscar winner Jeremy Irons.
Hour Detroit Magazine – Namou’s Essay – (November 26, 2019) The Story Iraqi-American Author Weam Namou Almost Did Not Tell