Lina Abou Habib

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Personal information

Title: 
Executive Director

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Collective for Research and Training on Development - Action
Postbox: 
165302
Address: 
Mathaf area, near Volvo Co.
Postal code: 
Achrafieh 1100 – 2030
Landline: 
961 1 611079 & 961 1 612924
Fax: 
961 1 611079 & 961 1 612924
Mobile phone: 
961 3 615046
Work email address: 
labouhabib@crtda.org.lb

Education

Master's degree, Public Health, 1985, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Gender, Citizenship, Economic Rights, Leadership, and Political Participation
Research
Programme Development and Implementation
Languages: 
Arabic
English
French

Work history

Executive Director, 1999 - present, Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action (CRTD-A).

Programme advisor, 2002 - present, Women Learning Partnership.

Country programme coordinator, 1996 – 1999, Oxfam GB.

Honorary office and memberships

Secretary of the Board of Directors, Association for Women in Development, 2007 - present.

MENA advisor, 2004 - present, Global Fund for Women.

Member of editorial board of the journal Gender and Development, 1996 - present.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Abou Habib, L. (1998a). Regional perspectives on gender training: The case of MENA. In S.J.R. Cummings, H. van Dam, & M. Valk (Eds.), Gender training: The source book (pp. 55 - 62). Amsterdam: KIT publishers.
  • Abou Habib, L. (1998b). The Use and abuse of female domestic workers from Sri Lanka in Lebanon. Gender and Development 6 (1), 6.
  • Abou Habib, L. (1996). Gender and disability: Do not mix. Oxford: Oxfam.
Major achievements: 
  • Launching and managing the Arab Women’s Right to Nationality Campaign, 2001.
  • Co-founding the Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action (CRTD.A), 1999.