After graduating from Harvard, Ms. Lahoud '78 completed a joint degree program offered by the University of Pennsylvania Law School with the Middle East Center, where she earned a Juris Doctorate degree and a Certificate in Islamic Law. She joined the UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) in 1983 as the first woman Legal Adviser appointed to a mission. This began a 33-year career with the UN, where she dealt extensively with legal, rule of law, peacekeeping, development and gender matters while serving in various offices at UN Headquarters and in six UN peacekeeping operations deployed across the globe. See more comprehensive Lahoud bio.
To participate, you must sign up for an individual 25-minute time slot with Nina Lahoud ’78 to discuss your own career strategies and interests in pursuing public service, ask questions about navigating the path ahead, or get feedback about your resume. You will be asked to submit your resume prior to the appointment.