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Rania Mankarious                                                                  Crime Stoppers Houston

Ms. Rania Mankarious is a Boston native and Houston resident for over a decade. She received a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, Theology and Pre-Medicine from Boston College, a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Gordon Conwell and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center.


Mankarious has served as a legal analyst and family matters expert for Great Day Houston and KHOU morning news. She has also contributed to KTRK, KPRC, FOX26 and most other mainstream Houston media outlets.

In March 2013, she was appointed to lead Houston’s leading public safety non-profit organization, Crime Stoppers of Houston, following a unanimous decision by the Search and Executive Committees of the Board of Directors. Her incredible vision led her to be named one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women in 2013.


Mankarious also started the program Mothers Against Crime, which focuses on crimes against women in the community and involves a series of discussions that brings women and parents from all over the city together with industry experts to discuss crime topics and trends. Mankarious has also made school safety a top priority and the Crime Stoppers’ Safe School Program has solved 2,000 criminal school cases and removed almost 200 weapons found on school campuses to date.

Mankarious is a wife and mother of three. 





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