Nabila Khashoggi, a writer and entrepreneur based in New York, has supported and worked closely with The Children for Peace ONLUS (www.thechildrenforpeace.com). Herself a mother of two sons, she has devoted much of her time to the nonprofit, nongovernmental organization, which was co founded in Rome by her stepmother Lamia Khashoggi and President of the charity Debra Mace.

The Children for Peace ONLUS works to fulfill the basic needs for survival of young people in need in every part of the globe. The organization’s ultimate goal is to improve children’s present conditions and ensure a better life for them and their own future children. Areas of particular focus include improving education; fighting drug addiction; and combating the problems of HIV/AIDS, which affects children and families throughout the developing world. The Children for Peace ONLUS has devoted significant effort to providing food and educational opportunities to children in Ethiopia, Mali, and the Palestinian Territories as well as other countries.

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About Nabila Khashoggi

A veteran businesswoman, philanthropist, mother, and actress, Nabila Khashoggi’s multifaceted career spans three decades and residence on several continents. Working primarily to secure financing for entertainment and industrial projects from her office in New York, Nabila Khashoggi is also about to market a new line of natural cosmetic products. Intending to raise childhood awareness of other cultures, geography, and the environment, she is also writing a children’s comic book series, entitled Spartan and the Green Egg. Nabila Khashoggi received her education in France, Switzerland, and England, later accepting a position as a Vice President of Triad Commercial Corporation and Al-Nasr Trading, companies that her father controlled. Her daily responsibilities involved import-and-export transactions, commodities trading, project development, and the financing of agricultural complexes in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. In 1983, Nabila Khashoggi co-founded Infolex, a search engine for travel information developed by software engineers with design and marketing experience whose work anticipated the technology on which today’s travel search engines rely. This cutting-edge solution provided users with speedy access to travel information at airports and hotels throughout Europe and North America. For the next three years, Nabila Khashoggi worked with her brother to establish Mara Intrepids Camp as a Kenyan tourist destination. She also devoted energy to developing and marketing properties in such major markets as London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles. Another one of her ventures during this period involved financing and marketing mobile hospital units and associated medical equipment. With ambitions beyond business, Nabila Khashoggi has pursued training as an actress, performing on stage, in film, and on television. She is a committed supporter of The Children for Peace (ONLUS), an Italian-based nonprofit organization benefitting children in third-world countries. She is the mother of two sons and actively encourages environmental responsibility and organic lifestyle habits.

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