Wilson Center Experts

Raghda Abushahla

Leaders for Democracy Fellow, Maxwell School of Syracuse University
Middle East Program

Global Health
Environmental Health
Palestinian Authority
Interpreter for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in Gaza
Wilson Center Project(s):
“Project of Change in Palestine. A Step Towards the Palestine Democratic State: Educating Palestinian Children about Democracy.”
May 02, 2012
Jun 08, 2012

Raghda has previously worked as a translator for the Middle East Office of the United Nations Office for Projects’ Services (UNOPS). She has also worked as a British Council liaison to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, working on various projects such as “Strengthening Health Management” and “Hospital Sector Planning and Management.”

Raghda is interested in learning more about democratization, peaceful political reform and conflict resolution and she hopes to share and apply that knowledge in Gaza.

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