FOOD For Thought Webinar
Presented by Mrs. Ghina Annan ’06, Mechanical Engineer and Sustainability Specialist, on the 9th of May, 2020 on ZOOM. Ghina’s webinar entitled “Climate Change in the Era of COVID -19” tackled the transformative positive implications of the Corona Virus on the environment – yet another positive effect of this virus. She shared with her audience a global temperature variation video produced by NASA, talked about the positive impact of the coronavirus on reducing air pollution and carbon dioxide emissions, and presented solutions to the global problem of climate change that are within our reach.
The second webinar which took place on the 26th of May, 2020 was hosted by our alumnus Tarek Zebian ’01
Our fifth webinar held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 tackled a very interesting and important issue: Leveraging International Experiences to Advance Transparency in Lebanon.
Thursday, February 25th, 2021, the fourth webinar was held. This webinar was moderated by Dr. Hassan Abdul Aziz, MD Director of Ophthalmology, CMC Dubai, Alumnus ’03, and included the experts: Dr. Samir Alam, MD Professor of Cardiology AUH Beirut, Alumnus ’65, Dr. Toufic Eid, MBBS FRCOG, Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (President of the ISC-SABIS Alumni Association), CMC Beirut, Alumnus ’76, Dr. Clara Chamoun, MD Pulmonary/ICU Consultant, CMC Beirut and Ms. Rana Sbeity, MA Clinical psychologist alumna ’05.
The sixth webinar that the association held last year undertook a very essential topic in light of how the learning process in SABIS and Lebanese Education has changed due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
This webinar that was held on April 6th, 2021, included Dr. Hounaida Jurdi ’93, Dr. Farah Tabaja ’09, Mr. Ghassan Kanso ’96, Dr. Batoul Safieddine ’11, and Ms. Tina Bourji ’04, and was hosted by the Head of the Alumni Association Dr. Toufic Eid.
One year after the onset of the pandemic, our speakers conducted a very useful and informative webinar debating the positives and negatives of online learning when
is it comes to both schools and universities. They suggested tips for improving online learning experiences for students and how we can additionally develop this experience for all parties involved.
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