Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014
NAPW honors Jacquiline S. Touba, Ph.D., founder of the World Awareness Children's Museum, as a 2013/2014 Professional Woman of the Year for leadership in business with this prestigious distinction. As the largest, most-recognized organization of women in the country, spanning virtually every industry and profession, the National Association of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community with over 600,000 members and nearly 400 Local Chapters.
Dr. Touba recently stepped into her official title as founder of the World Awareness Children’s Museum since her retirement as its executive director, a title she has held for the last 18 years. “My areas of expertise include museum operations, research, higher education and the Middle East, specifically Iran,” explains Dr. Touba.
The museum specializes in international youth art exchanges and international cultural programming. It is an educational organization that fosters knowledge and appreciation of world culture through collections, exhibitions, interactive programming and international youth art.
Dr. Touba received her Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts in Sociology from Purdue University and her Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University. She also studied non-western sociology at Leiden University in The Netherlands and is currently involved with the American Alliance of Museums as a reviewer for its Museum Assessment Program.
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