Australian Global Goodwill Ambassador & Board Director, Women with Disabilities Victoria
Twenty years of experience in management, leadership and Women empowerment. Through my experiences I have applied wide skills including strategic thinking, leadership, analytical skills, problem solving, creating and Identify and monitoring risk, risk assessment, project management, procurement and proposal writing, change management in the workplace, and building relationships with stakeholders.
Haidi’s life mission is to advocate for women with disabilities and be their voice and endeavour to create opportunities to be visible and to be heard in their communities. She is a Board Director at women with disabilities Victoria and a Board member at United National Australian Association (Victorian Division).
Haidi’s profession is educational leader in the area of Science leadership with PhD in Genetics and MEd Degree in Educational Leadership (University of Melbourne) . She is an Advisory Board member of the GTAC-Gene Technology Access Centre (Victoria’s leading source of Life Sciences and education) affiliated with Melbourne University. Haidi is a member at status of women committee with United Nation Australian Association-UNAA. She is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Haidi is a recipient of Inaugural Women’s Board leadership program scholarship from Victorian government. She is also Inaugural Egyptian Education Committee member Australian Arab Chamber of Commerce and Youth Forum Speaker. She is a member with many associations nationally and internationally dealing with health, Women and Gender equity Education and general wellbeing currently consulting to the government on SDG4 and SDG5.
Haidi has four registered patents in science innovation and has been awarded several international and national awards in the areas of Science and teaching innovation including an Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowship (Australian Government), Visiting Scholar at Flinders University (2007 – 2010), the Ron Cockcroft award for international recognition in wood research (2010) and first positions in MILSET organization-France on Mediterranean countries (2001), Best scientific invention on Egyptian universities (2000) and International scientific research for Mediterranean countries (2000).
Haidi’s recent position as the Gender Specialist for UNAA International, I am involved in policy decision making, strategy formulation and advocacy. As a Gender Specialist at UNAA and WDV International, I provide advice and support to board management on gender issues. Enabling women with disabilities and giving them better participation opportunities in wider community.
Moreover, have nine years of lecturing and tutoring experience at university level for undergraduate students) at several universities Flinders University and Melbourne University). Haidi performed a significant amount of teaching research; relevant experience promoting learning, expanding knowledge in the education field; maximizes and enhances teaching methods by performing experiments, collection and analysis of data, utilization of literature and other source materials. Selected Technology Judge by Australian museum to judge and assess technology and educational technology games 1 of 5 judges in Victorian state Australia Selected Democracy ambassador for Victorian government Australia to teach and train the community on democracy, the selection based on high level leadership skills and negotiating training opportunities with government high officials.