Ms. Mishka Mojabber Mourani is an educator and writer. She is currently the Senior Vice President of International College of Beirut. She is a member of PDAC [Professional Development Advisory Committee], Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools (NESA) and a board member of the NGO Collective for Research and Training on Development – Action (CRTD-A).
Ms. Mourani holds a Master’s degree in English Literature and a diploma in Educational Administration and Supervision from the American University of Beirut-Lebanon.
Ms. Mourani was a member of the cycle coordination committee of the National Educational Reform Project, undertaken by the National Center for Educational Research and Development, Republic of Lebanon. She serves on a number of boards and international committees and has been active in gender awareness training through the activities of the Collective for Research and Training in Development, and its link with the Women’s Learning Partnership in Washington DC.
Ms Mojabber Mourani has taught at AUB and LAU, and has authored a number of articles on the teaching of Arabic, curriculum reform, teacher training, and collaborations between the private and public sector that have appeared in The Guardian and the Daily Star, as well as presented papers at conferences organized by Harvard University, Johns Hopkins, Columbia Teachers’ College, the Alliance for International Education in Dusseldorf, the Lebanese American University, UNESCO Lebanon and UNICEF.
Ms Mojabber Mourani has edited and co-authored a series of books on the teaching of English and has published two books: BALCONIES: A MEDITERRANEAN MEMOIR and ALONE, TOGETHER, a bilingual book of poems with Aida Haddad. She has a number of fiction and creative non-fiction pieces published in short story collections including Hikayat: Short Stories by Lebanese Women; Lebanon Through Writers’ Eyes; and Exquisite Corpse, as well as the journals Studio Voice, Arabic Literature in English, Slag Glass City, Sukoon Magazine, Your Middle East, Mused, and Rowayat.