Vanessa Hajjar

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EducationUSA Advisor, Lebanon

Vanessa holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and International Relations from the Lebanese American University and a Masters degree in International Public Policy. Vanessa has been part of EducationUSA Lebanon since 2016, and she is currently the educational advisor. Vanessa has represented EducationUSA in several conferences such as EducationUSA Forum, EducationUSA MENA Forum, AACRAO.

In 2017, Vanessa was acknowledged by Marianne Craven, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs in Educational & Cultural Affairs Bureau, for reaching out to thousands of students in high schools all over Lebanon.

Vanessa also works with under-privileged students to attain admissions and scholarships to U.S. universities. During her position, Vanessa has secured admissions for over 40 students with a total financial aid and scholarship amount of over 10 million dollars. Vanessa finds her work exciting, she strongly believes in the power of international education.