Badrdine Boulaid, MA
Badrdine has a BA in English studies with a major in linguistics and translation from the University Ibn Tofail in Kenitra and an MA in cross-cultural studies from Mohammed V University in Rabat. Badrdine has been involved, as language professor and program coordinator, with multiple SIT Study Abroad programs in Morocco since 2005. He is also a study group leader and in-country program coordinator for The Experiment in International Living, Road Scholar, City College of New York, Semester at Sea, and Volunteers for International Partnership. He is a trainer in cross-cultural education and teaching Arabic to non-native speakers. He has experience in intercultural learning, gender dynamics, leadership, and cross-cultural dialogue and is committed to the values of cross-cultural interaction and dialogue that SIT promotes. As a language professor and civic activist, he feels that learning languages and participating in community service contribute to better communication between people. Badrdine designs the academic and field-based components of the program, administers the program as a whole, and acts as a resource and guide for each student.
He enjoys traveling, reading, cross-cultural exchange, music, tennis, and soccer.
- MA, Mohammed V University
- BA, University Ibn Tofail