Executive Director of Global Heritage Fund
As Executive Director of Global Heritage Fund, Nada Hosking is responsible for strategy and the implementation of GHF’s mission to empower communities through historic preservation. Nada previously served as the Director of Programs and Partnerships. During her four-year tenure, she mobilized substantial funding from institutions and individuals to benefit stakeholders involved in GHF projects around the globe. She expanded the organization’s influence through partnerships, participation in major international dialogues, and speaking engagements in prominent global forums. Nada also led the development of AMAL in Heritage, a community-driven program and tech platform for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery for cultural heritage.
Nada brings a strong non-profit background to Global Heritage Fund from her work at Global Fund for Women, where she supported over 100 grantees and advisors in the MENA region working to provide women with economic opportunities and independence, improve their health and reproductive rights, and increase girls’ access to education.
Nada is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, with Highest Honors in both Anthropology and the History of Art. Her academic research focused on the exploration of feminist perspectives and gender issues in archaeology. She also examined the use of new technologies to create digital records of archaeological sites and the archaeological process to address the destructive nature of excavations. Nada received a degree in English Literature and Linguistics from Université Hassan II in Casablanca, Morocco.
A dual citizen of Morocco and the US, Nada is fluent in English, French, and Arabic (Standard and Darija). She has worked and lived in many regions of the world and has visited over 50 countries. Nada is passionate about culture, travel, and technology, and their ability to bring diverse people together.