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Assia Habash

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1936
  • Age: 79
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Born in Jerusalem on 28 March 1936; holds a BA in Psychology and Education from the AUB (1958) and a PhD in Education from Bradford University, UK; worked as an instructor at the UNRWA Men’s Teacher Training Center from 1960-72, then as Assistant Principal (1972-75) and Principal of the UNRWA Women’s Training Center, Ramallah (1975-83); Co-founder of the Arab Thought Forum, Jerusalem, from 1976-82; Co-founder of the Arab Studies Society, Jerusalem, since 1979; Deputy-Chairperson of the National Mental Health Society from 1982; worked as a research coordinator at the Arab Thought Forum from 1983-85; since 1985, Project Director of the Early Childhood Resource Center in Jerusalem; Board of Trustees member of the Palestinian Counseling Center (1987-91) and the Tamer Institute for Community Education, Ramallah (1990s).


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