Master of Arts, 1988
            Islamic Art and Architecture
            The American University in Cairo, Egypt
            Thesis: Madrasa al Firdaus, Aleppo, Syria
Bachelor of Arts, 1981
            Archaeology (of the Middle East)
            The American University in Beirut, Lebanon

Major in Architecture, 1976-1979
            The American University in Beirut, Lebanon

Sept.  1981- 1983    

Private Architectural Studies with Hassan Fathy, Winner of the Chairman's Award for Lifetime Achievement, Agha Khan Award in Architecture
            Cairo, Egypt

Sept.  1982  

Member of Restauration project of Gurna theatre, Luxor
under supervision of Hassan Fathy

French Baccalaureate (Math.  Elementaire)
            Mission Laïque Francaise de Beyrouth


  • The Tao of Homeopathy,  Illustrations for book by Ian Watson, 2004 (Available on
  • Chapter in Art at the Nile Plaza,  Cairo 2007, 
  • Chapter in Siwa, Rana Chalabi Siwa Watercolors, Cairo 2012.

Other Experience:   
Spring 1996 -  Practicing Homeopath 

  • C. Hom., Hahnemann Academy of North America 1997 and
  • International Certificate in Homeopathy, London College of Homeopathy, 2000


  • Fluent French, Arabic, English
  • Intermediate German    
  • Intermediate Turkish


  • Classical Guitar (2 years study at the Conservatoire Nationale de Beyrouth)
  • Ballet
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Qi Qong
  • Black Belt - Taekwon Do (second woman to receive black belt in Lebanon, 1976)