Barbara Shahin Batlouni

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Personal information

Title: 
Country Director

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
AMIDEAST (Lebanon)
Postbox: 
11-2190
Postal code: 
Riad El Solh, Beirut, 1107 2100
Landline: 
961 1 989901 Ext. 200
Fax: 
961 1 989901 Ext. 100
Work email address: 
bbatlouni@amideast.org

Education

Master's degree, Contemporary Arab Studies, 1983, Georgetown University, United States of America.
Bachelor degree, Arabic and History (Certificate: Southwest Asia and North Africa), 1981, Binghamton University, United States of America.

Areas of Expertise

Education
Development
Training
Civil Society
MENA Region
Languages: 
English
Arabic

Work history

Country Director, 1998 – present, AMIDEAST/Lebanon.

Director, Public Relations & Fundraising, 1991-1994, AMIDEAST Head Quarters.

Executive Director, 1989 -1990, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Deputy Executive Director, 1985 - 1989, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Executive Assistant to the Director, 1983 - 1984, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.

Research Assistant, 1981 - 1983, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University.

Honorary office and memberships

Member of the Board of Directors of the American Lebanese Chamber of Commerce, 2005 - present.

Member of the Lebanese League for Women in Business, 2007 - present.

Member of the Advisory Board of Injaz Lebanon, 2004 - present.