Zeina El Sayed
ZEINA EL SAYED Hamra, Lebanon; +961 71 136131; [email protected], [email protected] EDUCATION AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT (AUB) Beirut, Lebanon BA in Business Administration- Finance Expected graduation June 2012 Dean’s Honor List standing GPA: 3.70 / 4 ECOLE SAINTE FAMILLE Zahle, Lebanon Bachelor of Lebanese Life Sciences Baccalaureate (Distinction) August 2009 QUALIFICATIONS Academic skills: Gained excellent financial, decision making, and analytical skills through different projects, workshops, and courses: Business Finance, International Finance, Managerial Decision Making, Managerial Economics, Investment Management, Foundations of Information System, Operations Management Communication skills: Developed excellent communication and persuasive skills through academic presentations and workshops (Communication Skills Workshop, Barclays Capital Workshop) Computer Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Visual Basic Language skills: Fluent in English, French, and Arabic INTERNSHIPS Intern with AIESEC (International Internship Program) New Delhi, India February 2012 • Provided directional assistance to Earth Saviors Foundation (NGO) to improve environmental and social conditions of deprived areas in India through organizing creative sessions for students concerning Sustainable Development • Provided assistance for unprivileged children studying in Agamya School and abandoned senior citizens living in the Ayurda nursing home. Intern at KPMG Beirut, Lebanon July, August 2011 • Participated in the performance of complex audit assignments including development of the final report on e-Audit program. • Participated in the annual audit report of Spinneys after performing training on audit procedures for the retail industry and received certificate of completion of audit training course after an excellent understanding of auditing techniques and accounting standards. VOLUNTEER WORK Student Volunteer Project at a nursing home (Saada Nursing Home) Zahle, Lebanon September 2008 The project consisted of weekly visits to the nursing home where I lead a team of 32 students to work collaboratively on helping the poor and elderly people. This involvement helped me get closer to this forgotten segment in the society through donating money from the fund raising events, and from selling homemade food that we prepared ourselves. MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES • Member of AIESEC, the world’s largest student-run organization for International Student Internship programs • Member of the Safety Team for AUB Annual Outdoors Festival • Member of the Business Student Society and Toastmasters at the American University of Beirut • Private tutoring in Mathematics • Activities: reading, camping, hiking, biking, swimming.