Najla Marie Louise Tabet Chahda

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Personal information

Title: 
Director, Independent Consultant

Contact information (private)

Postbox: 
40061 - Baabda, Lebanon
Address: 
Baabda, Lahoud Bldg.
City: 
Baabda
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 5 921422
Mobile phone: 
961 3 300586
Personal email address: 
najla.chahda@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center
Postbox: 
40061-Baabda, Lebanon
Address: 
Sin El-Fil, Charles Helou Blvd, Takla Center, 5th Floor
City: 
Beirut
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 1 502550/1 and 961 1 502553/4
Fax: 
961 1 502550/1 ext:203 or 961 1 502553/4 ext:203
Mobile phone: 
961 3 300586
Work email address: 
nchahda@eclmc.org

Education

Master's Degree, Business Administration International / Emphasis: Enterprise Management, 2008-2009, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon in affiliation with Paris Dauphine-Sorbone.
Master's Degree, Psychological Issues in War-Torn Societies, 2007- 2008, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
Master's Degree, Social Work / Social Economic Context of Refugees in Lebanon, 2006- 2007, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.
Diploma, Community Health, 2004, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.
Bachelor Degree, Social Work, 1989- 1991, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.
Bachelor Degree, Political and Administrative Sciences, 1977- 1980, Saint Joseph University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Human Rights, Women's Rights and Migrants' Rights
Human Trafficking
Social Work
Emergency Response
Contingency & Strategic Planning
Management
Training
Community Health
Languages: 
Arabic
French
English

Work history

Independent Consultant on Migration and Human Trafficking, 2009 - present.

Director of the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center, 2001- present, Caritas Lebanon, Lebanon.

Training Instructor in Public Health, 2003 - 2011, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Director of The Humanitarian Response Unit, 2006 - 2009, Caritas Lebanon, Lebanon.

Coordinator of the Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center, 1995 - 2001, Caritas Lebanon, Lebanon.

Social worker, 1988 - 1996, Caritas Lebanon, Lebanon.

Honorary office and memberships

Alumni Member of the Middle East Entrepreneur Training Program (MEET) , 2009- present.

Founding Member of the "Women, Faith, and Development Alliance Leadership Council" (United States of America), 2008.

Productions

Publications highlights: 

Chahda, N., & Bejjani, F. (2010). Centre interculturel pour migrants [Intercultural center for migrants]. Professional Project. Beirut: Saint Joseph University.

Varady, C. J., & Chahda, N. (2008). A methodology for Iraqi refugee health. Perspectives on Global Issues, 2 (2), 7- 13.

Chahda, N. (2008). Création d'une Unité Spécialisée Pour le Soutien Psycho-Social [Creation of a special unit for psycho-social support]. Unpublished master's thesis, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Chahda, N. (2007). Le Devoir D'agir et de Réagir Pour Combattre les Violations des Droits des Migrants [The duty to act and react to combat the violations of migrants' rights]. Unpublished master's thesis, Saint Joseph University.