Heba F. El-Shazli
"Heba F. El-Shazli is the Regional Program Director for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) programs at the Solidarity Center, AFL-CIO since September 2004. She manages a staff of 28 persons; staff is based in Washington, DC and in ﬁ ve ﬁ eld ofﬁ ces in the MENA region. El-Shazli was the Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) from 2001 until 2004. During her tenure at NDI, she served as NDI’s Resident Representative in Beirut, where she implemented programs to help develop and empower civil society organizations in Lebanon and in the region. El-Shazli has 25 years experience with civic and union organizing, institution building, leadership skills training, labor education and training methodologies, political advocacy, and development, implementation and management of international programs." 
"She previously served as NDI’s resident representative in Beirut, where she implemented programs to help develop and empower civil society organizations in Lebanon and the region. El-Shazli has 20 years experience with organizing, political advocacy and labor education. An Egyptian-born, naturalized American citizen, El-Shazli was educated in Egypt, England and the United States. Married and the mother of four, El-Shazli holds a Masters of Arts degree in International Relations from Georgetown University." 
In 2011 she was the visiting professor of international studies and modern languages at the Virginia Military Institute.
Resources and articles
- CSR in Labor Management, accessed February 25, 2011.
- The Evolving Status of Women in the Arab World: Culture, Faith, and Law, Mosaic Foundation, accessed February 25, 2011.