Nelly Corbel dreams of a citizen driven world where solidarity rhymes with growth.
With over 15 years of experience in capacity development, conference moderation and program management in the fields of Civic Education, Citizenship Development and Higher Education reform in Europe, North America, North Africa and the Middle East, she has served in a number of leadership positions and boards providing expertise for project advancement and policy recommendations.
Currently, Corbel is the founding executive director of Global Civic Consulting, executive board member of the Networking Arab Civic Education founding committee and a member of the advisory board of Networking European Citizenship Education. Prior to this, she served as the associate director of the Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement at the American University in Cairo.
Franco-Egyptian, Nelly Corbel is an alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School (Strategic management for leaders of non-profit), the American University in Paris (MA -International affairs) and the Institut Catholique de Paris (MA – Conflict sociology).