Kholoud Barakat (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Business Development Manager in Admin Unit of CEO Office, NSRIC. She is also the Senior Teacher in K9-12 at K12 Unit of OE Division, NSRIC. Kholoud Barakat has served for over fifteen years as a university lecturer, educational coach and regional program coordinator for school teachers, refugees, and grassroots activists. She worked for local, regional and international organizations in the Middle East. She received her Masters in Translation (Arabic – English) from Jordan University in 1999, and went on to translate professionally for over 12 years. Motivated by the dire need for reform in the educational system after teaching for several years, she became a certified educational coach.
She coached school teachers on modern pedagogy in a variety of demographic areas in Jordan. She also earned a certification in environmental education and peace building. Since moving to the US, she has immersed herself in Buddhist studies and has translated several books on meditation and spirituality.