School of Peace Studies

Phone: (619) 260-7919
Fax: (619) 849-8109

Location: KIPJ Room 113
Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

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About the Kroc School

Zahra Ismail

Program Officer

Zahra Ismail is a skilled trainer in conflict resolution, with extensive experience in designing and facilitating mediation, peacebuilding and training programs for a variety of audiences, most recently in Sri Lanka and South Sudan with Nonviolent Peaceforce. She has worked with various non-governmental organizations engaged in community level mediation, international development, human rights, and conflict resolution in Canada, Belgium, Austria, Thailand, and Kenya.

Zahra holds a BA Honors in Human Rights & Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Carleton University in Ottawa, and an MA in Peace & Conflict Resolution from the European University Centre for Peace Studies in Austria. She also recently received a certificate in conflict prevention, resolution, and reconciliation from the International Peace and Security Institute, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Bologna campus.

Regions and Countries of Interest: South and Southeast Asia, East Africa, and the Middle East

Topics of Interest: Community level conflict resolution, immigration and integration, gender-based violence, peace education

Contact Information

Zahra Ismail

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Phone | (619) 260-7867
Office | KIPJ 119