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Email Verified Yara Zalzal
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Writing is pure inspiration!

  • $20.00 - $60.00 / hr
  • Lebanon
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Highly motivated and dedicated writer and humanitarian worker, with an interest in IHL, IHRL, governance, public policy, poetry and animal rights/welfare, whose growing improvement and adaptability has been attributed to excellent writing, translation, proofreading, critical thinking and organizational skills.

 

Education

Bachelor's of Arts in Public Administration with a minor in Public Policy

  •  American University of Beirut
  •  Sep 2010 - Jun 2013

Bachelor's of Arts in English Language

  •  American University of Beirut
  •  Sep 2012 - May 2014

Diploma in Media and Communication

  •  American University of Beirut
  •  Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

Bachelor's of Arts in English Language

  •  American University of Beirut
  •  Sep 2012 - May 2014

Master's of Arts in Public Administration with a focus on the governance of nonprofits

  •  American University of Beirut
  •  Sep 2014 - Jan 2017

Diploma in Media and Communication

  •  Salzburg Global Seminar on Media and Global Change
  •  Jun 2011 - Jun 2011

Enrolled in 2 courses counted as part of my Diploma in Media and Communication at the American University of Beirut. The courses were held at the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria.

University of Cambridge, Pembroke-King's Summer Programme

  •  University of Cambridge
  •  Jun 2012 - Aug 2012

Enrolled in three undergrad courses counted as part of my undergrad degree: Varieties of English, Travel writing and Shakespearean Drama.

Certificate of attendance in "Religion and International politics" and "Nationalism and ethnic politics."

  •  Olympia Summer Academy
  •  Jul 2015 - Jul 2015

Projects

Proposal Writing

Writing several proposals for several parties, including individuals, businesses and NGOs.

Strategy to Prohibit the Participation of Children in Armed Conflicts and Terrorist Activities in the Arab World

Jointly writing, with the guidance of a fellow senior consultant, a “Strategy to Prohibit the Participation of Children in Armed Conflicts and Terrorist Activities in the Arab World” for the League of Arab States

Peace Amidst the War of the Mountain

Translating a book written by Dr. Roula Zoubian and titled “Peace Amidst the War of the Mountain”

Peace-Building in Mount Lebanon. A Post-Mountain War Reconciliation Model

Translating a book written by Dr. Roula Zoubian and titled "Peace-Building in Mount Lebanon. A Post-Mountain War Reconciliation Model"

Charles Corm translation project

Translating extensive texts written about Charles Corm from Arabic into English.

Research and report writing

Conducting an assessment of the “Relationship between the Municipal Police and Local Actors in 4Towns around Lebanon” followed by complimentary workplans, as part of a project launched by the UNDP.

Thesis dissertation guidance

Guiding several PhD and Master students in their dissertation writing process as well as providing final proofreading.

Program reviews

Serving as the local consultant in a 5-year Review of the Mennonite Central Committee's Programs in the Middle East.

Working with nonprofits and companies

Translating and proofreading several studies/reports/trainer guides for NGOs from/to English, French and Arabic, around IHL, IHRL, social challenges, education, peacebuilding, conflict resolution...

The Zalzal Family

Translating a book about the Zalzal family's history and genealogy, from Arabic into English.

Copywriting for several businesses - website landing pages - social media captions

Poetry and creative writing

You can find some of my creative works on my website

http://frolicsomewriter.com