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Mira Lotfallah
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Bilingual (English, French) professional in conflict management, communications and psychosocial support with 8 years diverse international work experience seeking challenging opportunity.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Communications, IT, Media, Knowledge Management, Editor
  • Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV/AIDS
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Social, Education, Gender, Youth, Child
Professional Experience:
Health/HIV:
2 years experience - 1 years as mental health counselor in psychiatric hospital; 1 year (France) at NGO offering psycho-social support to people with HIV/AIDS; 1 month (Ghana) at human rights advocacy NGO as HIV counselor/outreach officer

Conflict Management/Social Transformation/Human Rights/Youth:
9 months (Sri Lanka) research on current perspectives on post-conflict transformation process between Tamils and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka. 3 month internship with Human Right organization, participating in training and advocacy workshops and documenting existing human rights violations, particularly in the North of Sri Lanka. 1 month work with organization promoting youth movement for reconciliation in Sri Lanka, participating in advocacy workshops and seminars across the island.

Communications:
4 years (France) diverse press and public relations, writing and editorial assistant positions, including 2 years at a communications events agency; organized corporate events and charity galas, responsible for marketing and development.

Diverse short-term international assignments teaching children and mentally disabled.
Education:
I received my BA in Psychology from Boston University in Boston, MA in January 2004. I recently completed my MA in Intercultural Conflict Management from Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, Germany in March 2012. This interdisciplinary degree combined International Relations with International Human Rights Law and training in Conflict Management and Mediation, as well as topics on Migration, Intercultural Communications, Networking and Project Management. I conducted my thesis research in Sri Lanka on the topic of the post-war transformation process, exploring the Sri Lankan perspective on significant factors in the reconciliation process and sustaining peaceful coexistence.
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    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, German
    Nationality:
    Germany , United States
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