Wafaa El-Baba

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Personal information

Title: 
Deputy General Director & Acting General Manager

Contact information (private)

Landline: 
961 1 861961
Personal email address: 
babawafaa@gmail.com

Contact information (work)

Organization/Institution: 
The Social Welfare Institutions in Lebanon: Dar Al-Aytam Al-Islamiah
Postbox: 
11-7432 Riad El-Solh
Address: 
Khaldeh, Dar Al-Aytam Al-Islamiyah, Kobbah complex for Care & Development
City: 
Mount Lebanon
Country: 
Lebanon
Landline: 
961 5 814425
Fax: 
961 5 814426
Mobile phone: 
961 3 695756
Work email address: 
wafa.albaba@daralaytam.org

Education

Master's Degree, Mathematical Statistics, 1986, Lebanese University, Lebanon.

Areas of Expertise

Philanthropy
Empowerment of women and Family
Advocacy
Children's Rights (natural children)
Care for the elderly and children with special needs
Capacity Building
Management
Languages: 
Arabic
French

Work history

Deputy General Director and Acting General Manager, 1986 - present, The Social Welfare Institutions in Lebanon: Dar Al-Aytam Al-Islamiah.

Honorary office and memberships

Member (since 2008) and vice-president of the Forum of NGOs for The Rights of the Child in Lebanon, 2012-present.

Member of the committee of Lebanese unregistered children, 2011-present.

Member of the Board of Directors at the Arab Union for the Deaf, 2008-present.

Member of the Board of Directors at the Arab Family Organization, 2000-present.

Secretary-general of the National Council for Social Services in Lebanon, 1994-2006.

Member of the National Committee for the Elderly, 2000.

Productions

Publications highlights: 
  • Baba, W. (2012). Mashru`at al-majmu`at atanmawiya, mubadarat tajribat Lubnan [Community development projects, Lebanon's initiative]. In Amani, F. (Ed.), Al-majmu`at atanmawiya al-ahliya: mubadarat ra'ida lil munathamat al-ahlia al-arabia fi mukafahat al-fuqur[Civic development groups: pioneering initiatives of Arab civil society organizations in the fight against poverty]. (p.19-21). Arab Network for NGOs
  • Baba, W. (April, 2005). Takabbul al-akhar madkhal li najah mafhum damj thawi al-ihtiyajat al-khassa [Accepting the other as key to the success of the notion of integrating those with special needs]. Asda' al-mu`awaqeen. 51
  • Baba, W. (1995). Al-mujtama`a al-madani fi al-alam al-arabi [Civic socities in the Arab World]. In Amani, F. (Ed.), Al-majmu`at atanmawiya al-ahliya: mubadarat ra'ida lil munathamat al-ahlia al-arabia fi mukafahat al-fuqur[Civic development groups: pioneering initiatives of Arab civil society organizations in the fight against poverty]. (p.6, 13-15, 17-18, 23-25). Arab Network for NGOs

Awards and Distinctions

Recognition award from Social Welfare Institutions in Lebanon "Dar Al-Aytam Al-Islamiyah", 2011.

Recognition award from the Arab Union for the Deaf, 2008.

Recognition award from the National Council for Social Services in Lebanon, 2005.