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Location

Marshall Building, Room 490
845 N. Park Ave.
85721 Tucson , AZ

Date: 

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 3:00pm

 

Part of the Fall 2018 Middle Eastern and North African Studies Colloquium Series and the Student Professional Development Series 

Lyndall Herman, Global Risk Analyst, CARE and Associated Faculty CMES and MENAS, University of Arizona 

Abstract

This professional development talk will present some tips and suggestions based on Lyndall's personal experience of working within the humanitarian, aid, and development arena in a variety of institutions. Participants are encouraged to come with CVs, specific job descriptions, and questions in an effort to make this session as practical and relevant as possible.

Bio

Lyndall Herman received her PhD in politics and history of the modern Middle East from the School of Middle Eastern & North African Studies at the University of Arizona. Lyndall's dissertation focused on the role of non-governmental organizations in the Gaza Strip. Lyndall currently works for CARE, a large, international NGO based in Atlanta, GA. Lyndall's current work builds on her experience working with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, in the Gaza Strip, and Conciliation Resources, a British Peacebuilding NGO, as well as contract work with USAID. Lyndall also teaches online for MENAS through UAOnline and for Cochise College, serves on the Committee for Undergraduate Studies of the Middle Eastern Studies Organization, and is an active peer review for the Quality Matters national online accreditation program.