Shahinaz Elhennawi is an ICF Certified Spiritual Life Coach and an International Consultant on Gender and Peacebuilding.
She is the Arab Region coordinator of the New York Center for Nonviolent Communication.
Having over 20 years experience in working with women, youth and peacebuilding. She develops and holds training on several issues regarding women and teaches courses on gender and peacebulding, and peace education at the Global Ministries University, CA, USA. She is a freelance trainer holding programs on women empowerment and leads women circles and retreats. Shahinaz has worked with Egypt's ex-first lady at her organization women and peace, government officials, civil society, academia, as well as youth and activists. She has been the Head of the Training Unit at both the Institute for Peace Studies and the Library of Alexandria’s Center for Peace and Democracy Studies. After being a gender consultant in Afghanistan, assisting in the implementation of the National Action Plan of Afghan women and several initiatives on harassment globally, she decided to focus on women's personal and spiritual development. Shahinaz has studied and worked in the USA, Europe, Asia and Central America.
Recently moved and currently living on her farm, Dancing Moon Farm in Florida, with her husband, her jewels daughters, animals and nature, where she holds events for women and families. Her passion is all about helping people, especially women and girls, connect with their true selves and their surroundings, living wellness lives and being conscious human beings.
She holds 2 BA’s in both Commerce and Psychology and 2 MA’s in Public Health Sciences from the High Institute of Public Health, University of Alexandria, Egypt and Gender and Peace building from The UN mandated University for Peace, Costa Rica.
She is also a certified Moon Mother with the Worldwide Womb Blessing, Kidding Around Yoga certified teacher, certified Resilience and Thriving facilitator and Health Consciousness facilitator by the National Wellness Institute, USA.
She is currently undergoing her Master Spiritual Healer Certification with the Institute of Spiritual Healing, School of Healing and Spiritual Transformation in Florida.