Najat Arafat Khelil
Najat Arafat Khelil "is a trainer in leadership, conflict resolution, and organizational development. She has trained leaders in the United States, Canada, Russia, and throughout the Middle East. Under the auspices of the United States Information Agency, Dr. Khelil has led workshops and lectured in Syria, Yemen, Jordan and Palestine. She is president of the Arab Women's Council, vice-president for Washington D.C. of the Palestinian American Congress, and former president of Roots Palestinian Youth Organization. She is also the former president of the Union of Palestinian American Women and of the Muslim Women's Association. Dr. Khelil received her B.S. in physics and chemistry from Cairo University, and her masters, as a Fulbright Scholar, at Ohio State University. She received a Ph.D. in nuclear physics at the State University of North Texas. Dr. Khelil has taught at the University of Algeria, George Washington University and Shaw University. She was born in Nablus and lives in Potomac, Maryland."