Nevien Shaabneh is a certified Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity specialist and published novelist from the Chicagoland area. She travels the country and conducts small and large scale workshops, presentations, and formal and informal training sessions. She has a Masters in Arts and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Literacy, Language, and Culture with a focus on Diversity and Inclusion from the University of Illinois.
She is known to be a savvy public speaker who weaves masterful storytelling with research into all her presentations.
Diversity in Publishing: What Literary Agencies Need to Know (Upcoming 7/2019)
Untangling the Controversy: Hot Topics in Publishing (Upcoming 7/2019)
National Council of Teachers of English: Upcoming (11/2019)
San Diego Writers Conference: Writing in Color
Champlain University: A Seat at the Table: Amplifying Minority Women Voices
Society for Diversity : Unveiling Hidden Biases in the Public and Private Sector
University of Vermont: Panel: The Importance of the Muslim Woman Narrative
Muslim American Society : The Importance of Diverse Narratives
University of Vermont: Pass the Mic: Including Narratives from Marginalized Communities
Creating a Culturally Aware Classroom: Diversity Staff Training
Muslim Women’s Association: Youth Leadership Seminar: The Power of Words
Depaul University Muslim Student Association Presents: The Muslim American Voice
Moraine Valley Community College: Arab-American Voices
Saint Xavier University Middle-Eastern Women’s Forum: Putting Diversity in Practice