Hayat Wahab Arslan

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Personal information

Title: 
President

Contact information (private)

Address: 
Damascus Road, Arslan Residence
City: 
Aley
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 5 555711 & 961 5 555999
Mobile phone: 
961 3 253653

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Society of Lebanon the Giver
Address: 
Ibn Sina Bldg., Sania Habboub Str., Ramlet El-Bayda
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 865188 & 961 5 555112
Fax: 
961 1 801559
Mobile phone: 
961 3 260156
Work email address: 
aarslan@cyberia.net.lb

Education

Bachelor degree, Political Sciences, 1990, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Empowerment of Women
Fund-raising Events
School Management
Management of a Medical Dispensary for Women
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Chief Executive Officer, 1996 - present, Training School in Aley.

President, 1983 - present, Society of Lebanon the Giver.

Director, 1983 - present, New Generation School in Hasbaya.

Manager, 2000- present, Hasbaya Women Infirmary.

Honorary office and memberships

Founding member in the Patriotic Allegiance Movement, 2009 - present.

Member of the Lebanese - Moroccan Friendship Committee, 2009 - present.

Member of the National Commission for Lebanese Women, 2008 - present.

President and Founder of the Committee for Women Political Empowerment, 2004 - present.

Member of the Lebanese Council for Women, 2002 - present.

President of the Administrative Council of the Lebanese Artisanal Co-operative, 1993 - present.

President and Founder of the Society of Lebanon the Giver, 1983 - present.

Owner of the New Generation School in Hasbaya, 1983 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Arslan, A. (2005). Al-Mar'a sharik asasi fi al-qarar al-siyasi [Women are essential partners in political decision-making].
      Jounieh: St. Paul Press.
Major achievements: 
  • Organizing 58 local, regional & international handicrafts exhibitions, 1990 - 2009.
  • Organizing 3 conferences to lobby for quota for women in the new Lebanese electoral law titled Women in ministerial positions (2004), Women in decision-making positions (2006), and Women Quota, (2006).
  • Implementing the training program Women Empowerment that targets potential women leaders, 2004 - 2006.
  • Implementing Awareness programs including organizing the theater play Bala Wasta addressed to students in public and private schools and universities in Aley and Baabda regions in 2004.
  • Participating in the exchange program Lebanese Women in Political Leadership organized in 2001 by the US State Department Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of Citizen Exchanges.