SPNC was founded in Lebanon by the late Professor Naim Chrabieh in 1976 as full-fledged training sessions for university entrance exams. Professor Chrabieh was a pioneer in developing such sessions in the country which have acquired notoriety without equal, particularly training sessions for the St Josef University’s Schools of Medicine and Engineering entrance exams. A renowned physicist, peer educator, and producer of scientific knowledge, Professor Chrabieh combined excellence in academic communication with innovation in learning, and philanthropy. He was a Civil Engineer, Dean of the Physics Science Department at Notre-Dame Jamhour’s College, and Professor of Physics at the School of Medicine at St Joseph University. In addition, he was the author of several scientific and pedagogical publications, as well as of national references in teaching and learning Physics.
Director of SPNC Learning & Communication Expertise, University Professor, Scholar, Visual Artist, Activist, and Writer. Dr. Pamela Chrabieh (Badine) has an extensive 20+ year multidisciplinary and international experience and expertise in university teaching and learning, academic research, visual arts, art therapy, art direction, activism in NGOs, communication, content creation, project management, training and conference/workshop/webinar organization.

Dr. Chrabieh holds a PhD in Sciences of Religions and a Master’s Degree in Religions and Cultures (Université de Montréal, Canada), a Higher Diploma in Fine Arts (ALBA, Lebanon), and is certified in Digital Branding and Engagement, Business Communication, Deep Learning, Therapeutic Advanced Art Life Coaching, and Digital Healthcare/Medical Communication — Harvard Graduate School of Education, Rice University, Curtin University, The University of Queensland, Rochester Institute of Technology.

Dr. Chrabieh is the author of 8 books and hundreds of academic and web-based publications in French, English and Modern Standard Arabic. As a visual artist, she has exhibited her artworks in Canada, Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and Italy. In 2012, Dr. Pamela Chrabieh joined the SPNC team and developed new methods for gaining general knowledge and learning about bioethics. In addition, she contributed to the organization of collective training sessions for university entrance exams. In 2017, Dr. Chrabieh took over the management of SPNC and its diversification.

Further information: Dr. Pamela Chrabieh’s website.