Educating the Next Generation of Arab Citizens

Educating the Next Generation of Arab Citizens

Feb 5 - 10, 2017 10:00am - 2:00pm

In early February, Dr. Dalia Fadila, President of Al Qasemi Engineering and Science College and Founder of Q Schools spoke to audiences in Long Island, Miami, Washington DC, and Cleveland about women's empowerment, the role of education, and the next generation of Arab citizens looking to build a more shared society in Israel.

Event Details 

  • Sunday,  February 5th - North Country Reform Temple in Glen Cove, NY
  • Monday, February 6th -  the Greater Miami Jewish Federation  
  • Tuesday, February 7th - Thursday, February 9th - events with several communities including the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington  
  • Friday, February 10th -  the Jewish Federation of Cleveland 

About the speaker

Dr. Fadila is the Director of Al-Qasemi College for Science and Engineering in Baka al-Garbiyyeh and heads the School for Practical Engineers at the College and the founder of Q Schools, bilingual Arab/English education.  She also lectures at the Lauder School for Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.  She has served in numerous administrative positions at the College, including as Dean of Students, Academic Coordinator and Vice-President of the College.  She was a senior lecturer in the English Teaching Department, and established and ran the College’s International Affairs Division.  Dr. Fadila led a delegation of Arab and Jewish women to Temple University in Philadelphia through the Fulbright Program.  In addition to her work at al-Qasemi College, she is an active member of the board of trustees of the Mofet Institute, and serves as a public representative on the Civil Service Committee.  In 2008, Dr. Fadila founded Q School – a school for English and human development.  Her areas of specialization include Arab society in Israel, leadership, and women’s leadership, and she has lectured on these topics at international forums, such as TED and the GA.  Dr. Fadila is a graduate of two international leadership programs:  The International Leadership Program in the USA, and the EU Visitors Program (European Union).