Director, 2008 - present, Youth and Culture Center (YCC) – Zouk Mikaël.
Program Manager, 2009 - present, Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), US Embassy, Lebanon.
President, 2008 - present, Lebanon Development Union (LDU).
Editor, 2005 – present, Anwale Magazine.
History Instructor, 2008 - 2012, American University of Science and Technology (AUST).
Assistant Secretary General, 2005 - 2008, General Secretariat of Catholic Schools in Lebanon.
Protocol Officer, 2002 – 2004, Ministry of Culture and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Association Libanaise des Bénévoles.
Founding & Board member of the Lebanon Development Union (LDU), 2008 - present.
Research Affiliate at the Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC), 2003 - present.
Founding member of the Lebanese Association of Volunteers, 2002 - present.
Fersan, E. (2010, April). Syro-Lebanese Migration (1880-Present): Push and Pull Factors. Viewpoints (Special Edition, Migration and the Mashreq), 13 - 17. Wachington DC: University of Washington. http://elianefersan.com/2012/09/09/article-2/
Fersan, E. (2008). Os imigrantes Sírio-libaneses no Brasil entre 1920 e 1926: Percepção do corpo consular Francês [The Syrian-Lebanese immigrants in Brazil between 1920 and 1926: Perception of the French diplomatic body]. In B. Vitar et al. Os Árabes E Suas Américas , (pp. 63 – 97). Brazil: Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS). http://elianefersan.com/2012/09/28/article-3/
Lectures/ papers presented:
- Brain Drain as an Expanding Lebanese Reality, at the American University for Science and Technology (AUST), Beirut, May 2008.
- The Syro-Lebanese Immigrants into the United States of America 1920 – 1931: Perception of the French Diplomatic Body, Middle East Studies Association of North America (MESA) annual conference, November 18 – 21, Boston, 2006.
- Les immigrés Syro-Libanais au Brésil de 1920 à 1926, Perception du Corps Consulaire Français (in French), International Conference on Arab Immigration in the Americas, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), Corumba, M.S., Brazil, September 28 – October 1st, 2005.
Benjamin Franklin Award, Department of State - USA, US Embassy, Beirut, January 2012.
Meritorious Honor Award, Department of State - USA, US Embassy, Beirut, December 2012.
Meritorious Honor Award, Department of State - USA, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, December 2010.
Recognition Award from former First Lady Mrs. Andrée Lahoud for contributing to the success of Arab 1st Ladies Summit: Arab Women and the Armed Conflicts, 2004.
Recognition Award from the Minister of Culture for contributing to the success of the 9th Francophone Summit, 2002.