Nancy Shihadeh

Program Coordinator

(848) 932-8366

B.A. in political science and middle east studies Rutgers-New Brunswick, M.A. in international relations and diplomacy, Seton Hall University

Nancy is the Program Coordinator for the Eagleton Institute of Politics. She manages the Institute’s high profile public lecture series, arranges Eagleton’s podcast programming and coordinates special projects with the Institute’s centers. Nancy also supports the director of development with prospect research, data collection, and stewardship of existing and prospective donors of the Institute.

As one of the spokespersons of ASMA, Nancy helped build relationships with the interfaith community, local media outlets and potential donors. As part of her role, Nancy also acted as the media liaison and conducted radio and phone interviews during a high-stress media blitz.

While campaigning for state and local elections, Nancy managed and supervised teams for “Get out the Vote” weekends.  She assembled phone drives and local campaign gatherings to bring awareness to pressing issues and assisted in the cultivation of prospective donor bases.

Nancy has a rich background in social and women’s advocacy. She started as a volunteer and was subsequently hired as a consultant at Wafa House Inc., a nonprofit organization aiming at protecting and assisting victims of domestic violence.

During her tenure with Aljazeera America at the United Nations, Nancy assembled high-profile proceedings and interviews with various dignitaries and diplomats.



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