ACACADEMIC BACKGROUND 2008-2012 UTRECHT UNIVERSITY - Roosevelt Academy (RA) Middelburg, Netherlands Bachelor Social Science – International Relations & Journalism (expected May 2012) 04/07 – 05/07 WEBSTER UNIVERISTY Leiden, Netherlands Awarded scholarship for Summer Study Program: Tolerance in Society 2001-2008 INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL HAMBURG Hamburg, Germany Bilingual International Baccalaureate (I.B.) Diploma. Result: 38 / 45 points. Dissertation: Exploring the Relationship between Illiteracy and Crime – awarded full marks EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 08/11 – 12/11 WORLD WILDLIFE FUND (WWF) Utrecht, Netherlands • Working for the Global Market Transformation Initiative at the WWF headquarters. Supporting the implementation and successful organization of a sustainable finance training programme in Asia and in charge of conducting research for a risk assessment tool for a large international retail company. 07/11 – 08/11 THOMSON REUTERS NEWS AGENCY Amsterdam, Netherlands • Editorial Internship: Interpreting, translating, conducting research and reporting work for Reuters news publications. 07/10 – 08/10 MARINE SUSTAINABILITY VOLUNTEER (REEF DOCTOR) Ifaty, Madagascar • Worked for a research, education and conservation non-profit organization whose main focus is on marine conservation and sustainable community development. 06/09 – 06/10 DIRECTOR-GENERAL Radboud International MUN Conference Nijmegen, Netherlands • Radboud is a highly recognized research University in The Netherlands hosting an annual Model United Nations Conference. • General Manager with a budget of €130,000 and hosting 450 international delegates. • Responsible for all organizational, logistical and practical aspects, including key-note speaker’s solicitation, personnel and event management, public relations and marketing. 06/09 – 08/09 THE APPLIED RESEARCH INSTITUTE JERUSALEM (ARIJ) Bethlehem, Palestine • Editor of The Geopolitical Atlas of the Easter Segregation Zone. Responsible for research, oversight, translation, and editing. 11/08 – 08/09 ROOSEVELT HOUSING AFFAIRS COUNCIL Middelburg, Netherlands • Member of the independent Housing Affairs Council (HAC) board with an annual budget of €80,000. • Responsible for managing the accommodation interests of students on campus. EXPERIENCE 07/09 – Present FACULTY FOR ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN PEACE (FFIPP) Amsterdam, Netherlands • PRESIDENT OF FFIPP NETHERLANDS CHAPTER – Supervisor of activities in Amsterdam including the 2010 European Speaking Tour. Recruitment of interns for an educational program targeting international students in Israel and the West Bank. Networking with local NGOs and politicians to promote FFIPP. 06/09 – 08/09 FACULTY ADVISOR AT OXFORD MUN CONFERENCE (OXiMUN) Oxford, England • Assisted the official United Netherlands delegation by managing logistics and assisting delegates with advice on research questions and conference rules. 01/09 – 01/09 REPRESENTATIVE OF ROOSEVELT ACADEMY RECRUITMENT Germany • Selected by Utrecht University to represent the Academy during recruitment visits for the purpose of attracting international students from Germany. PERSONAL SKILLS • IT Proficiency: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, EndNote, Photoshop, NovoCRM and WordPress. • Languages: Bilingual in English and German, fluent in Dutch, and beginner in Arabic (Lebanese Dialect). • Community: Supervision of social therapeutic seminars organizing information sessions at schools and community centres for teenagers and adults with physical and mental challenges in Hamburg, Germany (2007/08). • Special Interests: Photography, Literature, Writing and Travelling.