Cherine Badawi

Cherine Badawi – Global Citizen, Peace Educator and Interculturalist

Women’s History – International Week – Diversity – Leadership- Cultural Competence

Bio:

Cherine Badawi is an accomplished experiential educator and instructional designer who has worked globally to bring people together across lines of difference and empower them to create a more socially just, thriving and peaceful world. She has designed and facilitated hundreds of transformational workshops to young people in more than a dozen countries focusing on leadership development, intercultural communication, gender issues, community building and social change. Cherine was as an intrinsic member of the inaugural voyage of The Scholar Ship, a transnational floating university that brought together students and staff from more than 50 countries. Cherine served as a senior trainer for Challenge Day, an innovative social change program recently featured on the Oprah Winfrey show.

Lectures:

Re-membering Our Power
Cherine Badawi grew up in the US as a first generation immigrant from the Middle East. Through her personal story of navigating cultural worlds with very different perspectives on gender, she takes students on a journey to understand the social conditioning of gender and the power of women to rise beyond the constrictions of their times.

Sharing the World: Raising Our Global Intelligence
Having traveled to more than 50 countries and lived for extended periods of time in four continents, Cherine Badawi considers herself a Global Citizen. In this interactive presentation, she takes students on a journey to discover four critical skills that underlie Global Intelligence and support students in being effective anywhere in the world.

Diversity Matters Now: Bridging Lines of Difference
More than a lecture, Diversity Matters Now! Is a transformative workshop that uses interactive activities to address diversity issues, enhance leadership qualities and increase capacity to build connections and community across lines of difference.

Generation Waking Up: Igniting a generation of young people to bring forth a thriving, just, sustainable world
The WakeUp is a transformational multimedia presentation that strives to: Awaken in young people a clear sense of who they are as a generation, an understanding of the urgent global challenges and opportunities they face, and a calling to take action; Empower young people with the training, mentoring, and support needed to thrive as leaders, and change agents in the 21st century; and Mobilize young people locally and globally across issues, geography, and all lines of difference, unleashing the collaborative power of the Millennial generation.

Testimonials:

“Hosting you on Stetson’s campus was one of the best decisions we’ve ever made…” – Rina Tovar, Vice President of Campus Life, Stetson University

“Your workshops have been very helpful in discovering myself; how I viewed the world, who I really wanted to be, what I wanted to achieve, why I want to see changes, and what I can contribute to make a difference.” – Eng Tze Ng, study abroad student aboard The Scholar Ship

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