“Be anxiously concerned with the needs of the age ye live in”
Global Citizen exploring and assessing how to contribute towards the moral, social, intellectual, and economic betterment of the community, society, and world we live in with all.
A passionate advocate of Human Rights.
French Iranian born in Casablanca, Morocco; raised in Paris, France.
Lived in Europe, North Africa, North America, Latin America and the Middle East.
Speak French, English, Spanish, and Farsi.
2014 Master of Philosophy in International Peace Studies
Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin- Dublin, Ireland
2004 Bachelor’s Degree in Public and Political Communication
Paris XII now Paris-Est Creteil University- Paris, France
2001 Two Year Diploma in Information- Communication Major in Advertising
Paris V, Rene Descartes, Paris, France
March 2022 - Now
Department of Education (DE) Governor for Oakgrove Integrated College
Appointed by the Minister of Education, Northern Ireland
January 2022- Now
SUAS | IRISH AID
IRISH AID Awareness Programme Facilitator
Founder of NETLOVE | International Speaker | Consultant
Train and Facilitate Human Prosperity workshops for companies, organizations, schools and national/local youth groups on the themes of Diversity, Inclusion, Equality and Well-Being.
KeyNote Speaker on a variety of themes in relation to Peace, Human Rights and Social Justice
Deputy-Secretary General of the Baha'i International Community
Official Representative of the Baha’i International Community located at the Baha’i World Centre in the Holy Land.
Head of the Office of Public Information (Special Events & Media Relations); Visitor Services, Diplomatic Relations Services, Government and Liaison Services.
Deputy Head of the Office of Israel Affairs.
Advocacy and Policy Officer at World Vision Ireland
Represented the voices of the most vulnerable children, families, communities by inspiring, informing and engaging the Irish Public and the decision-makers at the National, EU and UN level to become active agents of change and to participate in empowering our fellow humans to do the same.
Chaired the Irish Consortium for Gender-Based-Violence with 14 organizations including Irish Aid and the Irish Defense Forces for one year.
Chaired the Children’s Rights Coalition with Plan, UNICEF, ChildFund, Children in Crossfire for one year.
Designed and Delivered Refugees/Migrants Workshop for one year for Child and Youth Council of Galway (Comhairle na NÓg) as well as for the Galway County Council engaging 250 students.
Traveled to Turkey (Gaziantep), Uganda, Swaziland to visit our humanitarian and development programmes to inform, inspire, engage our public and policy-makers through numerous face to face events, conferences, screenings, meetings.
Developed policy documents about Gender Equality and Gender-Based- Violence about WV programmes in South Sudan.
Designed Gender and Refugee/Migrant workshops for schools and universities informing, challenging and raising the public and public servants on these themes.
Developed a concept for meaningful spaces in our societies where screenings and discussions can take place at the same time and where all are welcome to actively engage around issues such as “HUMANITY: Oneness of Mankind”, “EDUCATION OF GIRLS”.
Drafted policy documents and statements for Dochas, Irish Networks for INGOs on different topics such as Refugee/Migrant, Somalia Famine, etc.
Advocated and worked closely with the Irish Government around the Youth Peace and Security Agenda (UNRes 2250) to become champion of this resolution at the EU level.
Drafted and successfully engaged World Vision Ireland into the DEAR Project funded by the EU for three years (€250,000) to implement the Agenda 2030 at both the decision-makers level and the public and worked as line Manager for the project.
Advocate (and firm believer) of the UN Agenda 2030 particularly SDG4, SDG5 and SDG16 (Quality Education, Gender Equality and Peace, Justice, and Institutions)
Training and Research Specialist at DevSmart Group
New York City, USA
Researched and developed Donor Profiles for UN Country Teams.
Participated in the Drafts of Resource Mobilization Strategies for UN Country Teams.
Reviewed and evaluated NatCom Donor Toolkits for UNICEF PFP (Private Fundraising and Partnerships Department in Geneva, Switzerland).
Developed and organized Investment Case Training for the International Institute of Rural Construction (IIRR) Country Offices of Ethiopia, Philippines, and Uganda.
Protocol Assistant at the United Nations Headquarters
At the Protocol and Liaison Service- Office of the Secretary-General
New York City, USA
Responsible of the Program of the Secretary-General for side events, meetings, concerts, luncheons with Member States and their Head of States/ Government Officials.
Administratively responsible for any type of communication between the Host Country (USA) and Member States such as new registrations, terminations and changes of staff of the Missions.
Managed a team of 30 volunteers for two General Debates in escorting, receiving Heads of States/Government Officials of 193 Member States and all Protocol Matters (66/67th session).
Coordinated regularly and thoroughly protocol matters with other UN Departments in New York and around the world for various events such as concerts, commemorations, celebrations in the General Assembly Hall.
Participated in the design of invitations and seating plans of VIP and Ambassadors Sections for these respective events.
Public Information Assistant at the United Nations Headquarters
At the Department of Public Information
New York City, USA
Conducted visits and presentations about the work of the United Nations in relation to current events to schools, diplomats, visitors, organizations in the three official languages: French, Spanish and English.
Trained and developed materials for new PIAs on the role of Women in Peace and Security, Development and Peacekeeping Operations.
Participated and briefed PIAs on various themes such as Resolution 1325, the Kimberly Process, and other topics directly related to the General Assembly and Peace & Security.
Maintained public awareness of current political and humanitarian affairs, Peacekeeping operations and the role of the United Nations and its specialized agencies and programmes.
Development Activities Coordinator
In collaboration with the Baha’i International Community
Phoenix, USA/ Paris, France
Coordinated social development activities such as children's classes, study circles and the Junior Youth Empowerment Program.
Trained animators of the Junior Youth Empowerment Program which nurtures the population of 12-14-year-old in developing the power of expression, the ability to recognize the moral implications of their words and actions and assist them to carry out acts of service in their neighborhood.
Visited and trained other Development Coordinators in cities such as New York & Los Angeles (USA), Paris (France), Montreal/Quebec (Canada), Bern (Switzerland), Bratislava and Banska Bystrica (Slovakia).
French-Spanish and Foreign Culture Teacher in AZ School District (K-12)
Developed curriculum for students for two foreign languages and foreign culture aligned with the Arizona Standards (K through 12).
Coordinated programs, events and delegated tasks to educational staff.
Developed programs that enriched students learning with high and effective results.
Organized 3 International Festivals with entire school including parents, students and staff where Arts were displayed, and International Plays performed.
Participated in the Model United Nations.
Coordinator of Social and Economic Development projects
Volunteering in collaboration with NUR University for one year
Various cities in Bolivia
Television show host for a youth program featuring interviews and special programming daily; contacted all local television and radio stations to promote project in Potosi, Bolivia.
Project Manager for “Para Mover el Mundo” Organized the “Artistic Festival for Peace” and held moral leadership conferences in high schools and universities in Potosi, Bolivia.
Project Assistant on social and educational platforms in partnership with Nur University, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Created and maintained children’s classes in neighboring towns throughout Bolivia
Participated in the Youth Empowerment Conference with 3000 participants in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fluent in French, Spanish, English. (Conversational Persian and notions in Chinese)
Extensive multi-cultural and international exposure: Caribbean (Dominican Republic), Central America (Mexico, Guatemala), North America (US, Quebec, Canada), Europe (Switzerland, Slovakia, Spain), South America (Brazil, Bolivia, Peru), Africa (Morocco, South Africa)
Creativity and problem-solving skills; motivated team player with special attention to details
Excellent research, organization, and communication skills
Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, HTML and Internet
Travel, Nature, Digital Photography, History particularly in relation to where Peace has taken roots, Dag Hammarskjold’s life and writings.
Music: Classical (Chopin), French (Yann Tiersen, Edith Piaf) Alternative Rock & the Beatles.
Service towards my community (particularly with the youth)
Teaching & Learning
Mode of operation: Elevating the minds, Challenging assumptions, Raise Awareness, Redirecting Perspectives, Focusing Energies.
Motto: “The Earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens”.