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EDUCATION

 American University, School of International Service (SIS), Washington, DC                        May 2021

Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Minor in Law and Society, Certificate in Advanced Leadership Studies

Honors: Emerging Global Leaders Scholarship – Full ride scholarship awarded to 1/1250 international applicants

American University Scholars Program – A Two Year Living Learning Community focused on Research

SPA Leadership Program – Training in Advanced leadership skills

Armenian Evangelical College, Beirut Lebanon                                                                  July 2017

High School Diploma in the Lebanese Baccalaureate in the Life Science Section

Honors: Raffee Manoukian Extracurricular Award – for outstanding involvement, dedication, and accomplishments

Distinctions in the governmental exams, Class Valedictorian

EXPERIENCE

 Intern, Justice Without Frontiers, Beirut, Lebanon                                                             July 2017

  • Design posters to raise awareness about domestic violence and gender equality
  • Use interpersonal skills to listen to, comfort, and transcribe the stories of victims of abuse

Intern, EducationUSA, Competitive College Club, Beirut, Lebanon                                  July 2017

  • Supervise and guide 30 rising high school seniors through the US college application process
  • Tutor a group of 10 students for the math section of the SAT exam

Summer School Leader, Armenian Evangelical Emmanuel Church, Beirut, Lebanon            July 2017

  • Present character building sessions for a group of 100 students between the ages of 4 and 13
  • Organize daily chapels, games, and activities in collaboration with a team of 15 other teenagers

Volunteer, NO Label NGO, Beirut, Lebanon                                                                           May 2016 – Present

  • Interact with people from different age groups during anti-bullying projects and fundraisers
  • Write articles for the NGO promoting acceptance of others and awareness about bullying

Logistics Coordinator, LAU Outreach and Civic Engagement Office, Beirut, Lebanon           October 2015 – May 2017

  • Manage logistics, safety, and organization for the Model UN and Model Arab League programs
  • Facilitate communication between trainers and upper secretariat members

Crisis Staff Member, Zurich Model United Nations, Zurich, Switzerland                            May 2017

  • Work under pressure while coordinating with five other team members as well as coordinating with the chairs
  • Use creativity and in depth knowledge of the topic to stir the committee into the team’s desired direction

President, German Jordanian University Model UN, Amman, Jordan                                     November 2016

  • Oversee the work of the two chairs of the Security Council
  • Revise and edit background guides and correct position papers

Delegate, Global Classrooms International Model United Nations, New York, USA              May 2015

  • Chosen out of a pool of 1800 students across Lebanon to be part of the Lebanese delegation to New York
  • Using public speaking skills, research, and diplomacy skills to pass a resolution on gender-based violence

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

 Litigation Associate, Center for Advocacy and Student Equity, American University            September 2017 – Present

  • Advise students on how to handle conduct charges
  • Abide by deadlines
  • Cooperate with a senior advocate as well as other litigation associates on coming up with the best way to address the issue

Student Employee, Office of Enrollment, American University                                                 September 2017 – Present

  • Record and follow up with employee’s travel expenses on a weekly basis
  • Handle confidential information regarding payments and budgets

SKILLS

  • Languages: Arabic, Armenian, English (Advanced) French (Intermediate)
  • Computer: Microsoft Office (Advanced); HTML, Access, and Visual Basic (Beginner)
  • Music: Diploma in violin performance (with high distinction)