Amal Morcos has served as a Program Officer with the Professional Exchanges Division for over 14 years, during which time she was nominated five times for the NCIV Excellence in Programming Award for her work on the International Visitor Leadership Program. Her previous experience in the field of international educational and cultural exchange includes coordinating and supervising a series of workshops on election issues awareness for Palestinian women in the West Bank/Gaza (a USAID project) in 1994 and managing the United States Information Agency’s (USIA) English Language Fellow Program for Eastern/Central Europe, Russia and the National Independent States (NIS) from 1995 - 1997. Amal also served as Administrative Officer at the Bi-National Fulbright Commission in Cairo, for six years, where she assisted in establishing an English Teaching Program for United States Information Services (USIS)/Alexandria, Egypt. Amal trained in Public Relations at McGill University and studied Business Administration at Concordia University in Montréal, Canada. She is fluent in Arabic and English and is proficient in French.