Lily Feidy

Lily Feidy

Director General for International and Cultural Relations at Ministry of Higher Education

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Location:
P.O. Box 1206, Dickson, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

General Information

Experience

Chief Executive Officer  - Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue

Adjunct Professor At the Department of English  - Birzeit University

Education

Ph.D.  - Applied Linguistics , University of Delaware

Affiliations

Board Member  - MIFTAH

Board Member  - Ampal , Inc.

Board Member  - AMAN

Member of Board of Trustees  - Ashtar Theatre

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Dr. Lily Feidy (Jerusalem, Palestine)
Dr. Feidy Ph.D. has twenty years of professional and educational experience in management, administration, planning and teaching coupled with hands-on exposure in the Middle East. From 1990-1991 she supervised 10 translators issuing news releases in Israeli media regarding the Israeli and Palestinian problem. She has since been working in education, most recently with the Ministry of Higher Education in Palestine as Director General for International and Cultural Relations. She is responsible for international and cultural relations and exchange programs with Arab and foreign countries, as well as international and local organizations. She is also responsible for the coordination and supervision of Palestinian cultural activities. Dr. Feidy's expertise is quite broad. She has a sound and in-depth knowledge of the Palestinian society in general, and developmental needs in particular. Her professional knowledge encompasses management and planning of multi-disciplinary development projects in higher education as well as management of implementation of development projects in Palestine, design and implementation of project proposals [Arabic and Engl ish] for fund-raising purposes and experience in the development of international and cultural relationships in higher education. Alongside her quest of a higher learning, Dr. Feidy has committed herself to many activities and organizations to assist others. Her professional activities include involvement in the UNESCO Fifth Annual Conference on Education in Paris, France; Reform Club Annual Conference in London, England; Karl Renner Annual Conference in Vienna, Austria; Berenschot Communicatie Seminar, The Hague, Netherlands; chairperson at the Fourth International Academic Conference in Birzeit, Palestine; Representative of Palestinian Universities in Cordoba, Spain; member of the Birzeit Delegation to the University of Oslo/Bergen, Norway and member of the Birzeit Delegation to the F. Ebert Conference on Women in Bonn, Germany; Applied Linguists Conference in Delaware, USA; Conference on Teaching English as a Foreign Language in Washington DC, USA; and several peace program seminars and conferences in Belgium, Spain and Japan . She is also a member of several committees in Palestine: chairperson of the Scholarship Committee with the Ministry of Higher Education; member of the Palestinian Committee for Scholarships with the President's Office; member of the Steering Committee of the Sector Working Group on Education with the Ministry of Education; and member of Preparatory Committee for the Second International Conference on Education. Her multi-lingual skills in Arabic, English as well as French and Spanish has assisted her in the public relations necessary for her to carry out her work.

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AMPAL Board Member Dr. Lily Feidy was Appointed to be the MIFTAH's New Secretary General
It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, following a majority vote by the Board of Trustees and an announcement by the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Lily Feidy has been approved as the new Secretary General for the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy MIFTAH. As many of you may know, Dr. Feidy has been with MIFTAH since 2002 as the Deputy Secretary General for Program Design and Management. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate her and wish MIFTAH continued success under her leadership. Lily Feidy (Secretary General since May 2006) : Formerly, the Deputy Secretary General/Program Design & Management for MIFTAH from 2002-2006; she continues to be responsible for strategic planning and program development at the organization. Dr. Feidy has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Delaware in the U.S. and is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of English at Birzeit University, where she was on faculty in various capacities (Director of the University's International Relations 1995-1996, Assistant Dean for the Faculty of Arts from 1993-1995; Chairperson of the Department of English from 1992-1993; Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature from 1988-1996) since 1980. Dr. Feidy also served as the Director General for International and Cultural Relations at the Ministry of Higher Education in Palestine from 1996-2002. An active member in her community, Dr. Feidy is a member of several boards: Al Haq, a Ramallah-based human rights organization; ASHTAR Theatre Production and Training; MADAR, Palestinian Center for Israeli Studies, among others.

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AMPAL Board Member Dr. Lily Feidy was Appointed to be the MIFTAH's New Secretary General | read full Special
AMPAL - Americans & Palestinians for Peace AMPAL AMPAL Board Member Dr. Lily Feidy was Appointed to be the MIFTAH's New Secretary General It gives me great pleasure to inform you that, following a majority vote by the Board of Trustees and an announcement by the Chairman of the Board, Dr. Lily Feidy has been approved as the new Secretary General for the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy MIFTAH. As many of you may know, Dr. Feidy has been with MIFTAH since 2002 as the Deputy Secretary General for Program Design and Management. On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to congratulate her and wish MIFTAH continued success under her leadership. Lily Feidy (Secretary General since May 2006) : Formerly, the Deputy Secretary General/Program Design & Management for MIFTAH from 2002-2006; she continues to be responsible for strategic planning and program development at the organization. Dr. Feidy has a Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics from the University of Delaware in the U.S. and is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of English at Birzeit University, where she was on faculty in various capacities (Director of the University's International Relations 1995-1996, Assistant Dean for the Faculty of Arts from 1993-1995; Chairperson of the Department of English from 1992-1993; Assistant Professor, Department of English Language and Literature from 1988-1996) since 1980. Dr. Feidy also served as the Director General for International and Cultural Relations at the Ministry of Higher Education in Palestine from 1996-2002. An active member in her community, Dr. Feidy is a member of several boards: Al Haq, a Ramallah-based human rights organization; ASHTAR Theatre Production and Training; MADAR, Palestinian Center for Israeli Studies, among others.

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