About Us

Welcome to the Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon, a vibrant and dynamic community of Harvard alumni dedicated to making a positive impact in Lebanon and beyond. We are committed to fostering connections, providing resources, and offering opportunities that support the personal and professional growth of our members.Our association is open to all Harvard Alumni who reside in Lebanon or have a connection to the country. We believe that our community is enriched by the diverse perspectives and experiences of our members, and we are devoted to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can thrive.As a member of the Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon, you will have access to a variety of resources and benefits that can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Our association provides opportunities for networking, career development, community service, and lifelong learning, as well as access to Harvard publications and alumni directories.We are also proud to offer a variety of volunteer programs that allow our members to get involved in our community and make a positive impact. Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, the Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon has something to offer you.
We invite you to explore our website, connect with us on social media, and join our association today. Together, we can make a difference in the world and create a brighter future for all.
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Our Mission

Our association is dedicated to advancing the values and ideals of Harvard University, and to promoting the personal and professional development of our members. At the Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon, we are committed to supporting lifelong learning, community service, and intellectual engagement, and to making a positive impact in our local community and beyond.

As part of our mission, we strive to :

  • Further the interests of Harvard University.
  • Rally the alumni (ae) together in an effort to coalesce their expertise and efforts.
  • Exchange ideas, opinions and information.
  • Develop the relationship between the Club and Harvard  University.
  • Welcome visiting Harvard Alumni(ae), representatives and professors.
  • Encourage the members to develop their professional skills and assist them in finding worthy employment.
  • Network with similar associations.
  • Encourage outstanding Lebanese students to apply to Harvard University and assist the University in the selection process.
  • Serve the Lebanese society at all levels.
  • Honor outstanding Lebanese citizens.
  • Encourage life-long learning, intellectual enrichment, professional growth and social interaction through forums of continuing education and development.
  • Provide opportunities for alumni to meet and serve as advocates, helping to promote and elevate the stature of the School within the community through Club programming.
  • Attract the world's most talented individuals to Harvard University.

We are proud to be part of a global network of Harvard alumni who are making a difference in the world, and we invite you to join us in our mission!

Club History

The Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon was founded in 1998 and has been active ever since. It is the legal successor of the Harvard Club of Lebanon of 1964 that ceased all activities in 1973.

The Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon is the only Harvard Alumni Association or Harvard Club in Lebanon officially recognized by Harvard University.

Founders :

  • Dr. Habib Zoghbi (Main Founder)
  • Late Salim Salaam (Ex-President of the 1964 Club)
  • Late Andre Tabourian (Ex-Officer of the 1964 Club)
  • H.E. Mr. Alain Tabourian
  • Mr. Michel Asseily
  • Mr. Jean Marc Ingea

Harvard University Alumni Association in Lebanon Presidents:

  • 1998-2013: Dr. Habib Zoghbi
  • 2013-2016: Me. Najib Khattar
  • 2016-2019: Dr. Lamia Rustum Shehadeh
  • 2019-2023: Me. Jihane Rizk Khattar
  • 2023-Present: Prof. Najib Hage-Chahine