Model Role Details

Haifa Tarazi Baramki

Sector : Academic Figures , Instructors

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Female
  • Born in : 1936
  • Age : 79
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Born in Gaza to a Christian family; spent early childhood and teens in Gaza and graduated from Az-Zahra Secondary School; received a BA in Social Work from the American Lebanese University, Lebanon, in 1958; worked as an English Language teacher at UNRWA refugee schools in the Gaza Strip from 1958-63; then joined Birzeit College as Instructor of Sociology from 1963-72; is a member of the Jerusalem Chorus since 1964; managed on voluntary basis the home industries section of the Ina’ash Al-Usra Charitable Society in Ramallah in 1973-74; was responsible for the Personnel Office at Birzeit University, incl. the students’ work scholarships, from 1974-76; from 1976-91, worked as Registrar and Director of Admissions at Birzeit University; is a member of the YWCA since 1985; founding member of the Board of Trustees of the Friends’ Schools, Ramallah, from 1985-91 and served as its Chairperson from 1988-91; member of the Academic Council of the Cyprus International Institute of Management from 1985-95.


Achievements and Awards

Earned an M.Ed. in ‘Planning, Administration & Social Policy’ from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, in 1986; member of the PUGWASH Conference on Science and World Affairs since 1987; served as a consultant for the Women Cooperative Program of the Cooperative Development Project (CDP), Jerusalem, from 1990-91, and for  the  Women in Development Program, Jerusalem, from 1991-94; became Dir.-Gen. of Birzeit University’s Continuing Education Center in 1991, serving in that post until 2002; was a Research Assistant at Harvard University, Cambridge, in 1996; member of the Ramallah YWCA Executive Board and of the National Council of YWCA, Palestine, since 2002; worked as freelance consultant for management, training and project evaluation during 2002-04; was Director of the Palestinian Branch of the Education for Life Foundation from 2003-05; currently serves as senior consultant in EDIT consulting services.

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