A trustee since 1979, Bustani is president of the Al Bustan International Music Festival and owner of the Al Bustan Hotel. She is a partner of the Construction and Trading Company (CAT Group). Bustani was the first woman to serve in the Lebanese Parliament (1963-64) succeeding her father, Emile Bustani, a former AUB trustee. She is a member of the Founding Board of Governors of the Centre for Lebanese Studies, Oxford. She is a graduate of the Faculty of Arts, Lyon University, Lebanon (BA psychology ’58).