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Rita Abou Jaoudeh

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Jihad & Abdallah Abou Jaoudeh Bldg.                      Nationality: Lebanese

Broumana                                                                    Mobile: +961 3 093695

Metn, Lebanon                                                            E-mail: [email protected]

Rita Jihad Abou Jaoudeh (D.O.B. 1991)

Objective: Seeking a position in the field of Health & Safety, Sustainable Development, and/or Quality Assurance, where I can further develop and implement the skills I gained from my education in order to safe guard public health and the environment


Oct. 2012 – Present                     Project officer – University of Balamand

-        Monitoring and coordination of UNICEF, Back to School project with Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

-        Coordination of UNFPA Y-peer education project with Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

-        Data collection and  coordination of Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) project with landmine survivors in Lebanon

-        School Health project (Awareness sessios) in association with Ministry of Social Affairs


Oct.2009- September 2012              BSc. Public Health and Development Sciences

                                                            University of Balamand, Lebanon

                                                             Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS)

2008- 2009                                      Lebanese Baccalaureate in Sociology and Economics

2003- 2009                                      Valley International School (VIS) Metn, Lebanon

1993 – 2003                                     Broumana High School (BHS) Metn, Lebanon

Student Employment

January 2012                                 

-        Prepared Coding Guides for a national project regarding the water system in the country

April 2012

-        Assisted in social projects done in the community of Ayta el Shaeb – South Lebanon to assess the status of women in the region (Interviewing the women, analyzing the data, data entry)

April 2011

-        Assisted in educational sessions done in Akkar schools for promoting awareness among students in the region about violence and accepting others.


Oct.2010 – Oct. 2011

-        Office of Students’ Affairs : Planning activities, organizing activities/events, Responsible for student affairs


Oct. 2009 – June. 2010


-        Co-curricular activities office: Assisted in the administration and analysis of data generated by surveys done at schools about school health and violence among children.


June 2012 – September 2012

-        Internship at the co-academic program, University of Balamand. Worked on 2 projects; one aimed at providing physical assistance and computer skills training for landmine survivors, and another aimed at assessing the situation of the Migrant Domestic Workers in Lebanon.

June 2012

-        Planned, executed and participated in the annual student retreat in the Faculty of Health Sciences (UOB/FHS), with the theme of “Leadership and Motivation”

February 2012

-        Continuing education course on Torture (UOB/FHS and co-academic program), aims at providing participants with an overview of what torture is and how it could be prevented.

-        Level 2 Award in Food Safety provided by Boecker, introduces participants to the food safety concepts and how to deal with food in a safe manner to provide the best quality of food services.

December 2011

-        Completed an online course and was certified regarding the issue of ethics in public health in the age of terrorism, offered by University at Albany, State University of New York

September 2011

-        Volunteered with the UN at the Second Meeting of State Parties for the Convention of Cluster Munitions in Beirut- Lebanon

June – August 2011

-        Trained on first aid provided by the Lebanese Red Cross and UOB-FHS

February – May 2011

-        Participated in The Youth Economic Forum (YEF) workshop in Tripoli – North Lebanon. A project for policy reform in Tripoli, in which I was a part of a group that proposed a project about recycling which was covered by the media and universities.

-        Participated in a Photovoice project at the Faculty of Health Sciences, that aimed at highlighting social issues around Lebanon


-        Participated in the civic education program for Youth in Hamline University (Minnesota – USA), selected students from certain countries for an intensive training on tolerance, equality, and acceptance. 

2005 – 2006

-        Participated in the model – UN workshop for youth in LAU 


Microsoft Excel

Ø Microsoft Word

Ø Microsoft PowerPoint

Ø SPSS (data entry)



Ø Reading

Ø Swimming

Ø Acting

Ø Team work

Ø Time management

Ø Working under stress

Ø  Technical Report Writing

Ø  Presentation Skills


English – Excellent

Arabic – Excellent

French – Fair 


Available upon request