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Terry Boullata

Terry Boullata

Sector : Public Figures, Public Figures

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Female
  • Born in: 1966
  • Age: 50
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Born in Jerusalem on 14 Aug. 1966; received her high school certificate from Rosary Sisters School in Jerusalem in 1983; enrolled at Birzeit University to study Sociology (graduating with a BA only in 1992 due to the repeated closure of the university by Israel and her imprisonment); was arrested several times by Israeli authorities during the first Intifada (1987-89); last release only after intervention by former US Pres. Jimmy Carter and Madame Mitterrand in France; was awarded the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Chicago-based Palestine Human Rights Campaign in 1989; received the Hubert Humphrey Post Graduate Study and Professional Development scholarship at the University of Minnesota, USA, during 1994-95; worked as human rights field worker, Arab Studies Society, Palestine Human Rights Information Center from 1987-1991; Jerusalem Program Coordinator for the Eyewitness Israel summer program of the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee in 1988; Assistant Research Officer in the UNRWA Jerusalem field office from 1991-1995; Program Coordinator at the Women’s Affairs Technical Committee (WATC) from 1995-1997); Director of the Austrian Center for Social Services in the Old City of Jerusalem from 1998-2000; head of the Board of Trustees of the Women’s Studies Center, Jerusalem, since 2000; works as a freelance proposal writer and translator since 2001; co-establisher and Director of the New Generation School and Kindergarten, Abu Dis, Jerusalem since 2001; periodical field fixer for the News Hour - PBS for special documentaries on the Arab-Israeli conflict since 2002; Advocacy Coordinator for the Palestinian Campaign for Freedom and Peace in 2004; works in the Advocacy and Lobbying Dept. of the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees (PARC), Ramallah since 2004.



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