Dr. Salma Shawa, Senior HR specialist in CCC’s Training and Development department, has a multi-disciplinary background. She holds a B.A in Economics and a minor in Computer Science (American University in Cairo), an M.S in Management and Urban Policy and minor in Human Resource Management (New School, NYC), and a Ph.D. in Social Policy and Administration (LSE).
In addition to working at CCC, Salma has worked at public and private organizations, including the United Nations and New York City Housing Authority. She taught at universities such as the University of La Verne and New York College in Greece. She has focused on human developmental issues including cultural and educational issues. She is also a member of the CCC Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability Task Force and other corporate level committees. She is married and has a daughter. She is interested in empowerment, skill development and self-help issues.