Leatherby Libraries Development Librarian,Chair, Arts, Exhibits and Events Committee
Chapman University, CA
Essraa is the development Librarian at Chapman University Leatherby Libraries, Essraa received her Bachelor’s degree in commerce with an emphasis in accounting from Alexandria University, Egypt (2002). She also holds an MBA from the American Management & Business Administration Institute, Cambridge, MA (2005) and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) from Brandman University (2015), California and a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) at San Jose State University, California.
Essraa Nawar has been the Coordinator of Library Development and Marketing and the Chair of the Arts, Exhibits and Events Committee at the Leathery Libraries at Chapman University, California, since 2009 where she co-curated the exhibits “Empowering Muslim Women”, “Egypt the Revolution Continues” and a “ A Country called Syria”. Over the years Essraa has studied, lived and worked in many places, including the Gulf area (Qatar), Washington D.C., where she worked for The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, and Alexandria, Egypt where she worked for Bibliotheca Alexandrina. In 2009, she moved with her husband and family to Orange County, California in 2009.