Hala Dimechkie is the director of the Office of International Programs (OIP) at The American University of Beirut (AUB). She represents and promotes AUB internationally, and supports and disseminates international education within AUB. She is responsible for managing AUB’s international office, including international student services and study abroad programs; and for developing and maintaining international partnership agreements that relate to student, faculty and staff mobility.
Hala has been a NAFSA member since assuming the OIP directorship in 2014. She currently serves on the 15th annual conference committee for the Association of International Education Administrators. She is fluent in three languages, holds a BA in Arab studies from the University of Exeter (UK), and an MA in history from AUB. Prior to joining OIP, Hala spent eight years at the Faculty of Health Sciences at AUB directing its communications unit.