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Nadia S. Ballas

Nadia S. Ballas, American writer, poet, columnist. Named Best Poet of 1996, The National Library of Poetry, Ohio.


  • Ballas, Nadia S. was born on December 27, 1971 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Samir K. and Nida (Abdo) Ballas.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Literature, Rosemont (Pennsylvania) College, 1994. Juris Doctor, Suffolk University, 1999.


    • Consultant image and writer consultant, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1991-1994. Legislation intern to Senator Edward M. Kennedy, United States Senate, Washington, 1997-1998. Intern public policy Massachusetts Children's Legislation Caucus, 1998.

      Assistant legal counsel to Senator Magnani, Massachusetts House of Representatives, Boston. Law clerk Children's Legal Services, 1999. Writer, researcher, since 1999.

      Member Southern Poverty Law Center.


    • Author: (poetry): Beyond the Stars, 1995, Best Poets of 1996, 1996.


    Congressional aide Congressman Andrews, Somerdale, New Jersey, 1995. Intern Camden County Democratic Committee, Cherry Hill, 1995. Volunteer West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees, 1988.

    Friend John F. Kennedy Library. Volunteer Children's Defense Fund. Volunteer congressional aide.

    Member American Bar Association, International Platform Association, International Women's Writing Guild, New Jersey Bar Association, Camden County Bar Association, Southern Poverty Law Center, Surfrider Foundation, International Women's Writers Guild.



    Reading, exercising, travel, spirituality, volunteerism.

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    Born December 27, 1971
    (age 45)
    • 1994
      Rosemont (Pennsylvania) College
    • 1999
      Suffolk University
    • 1991 - 1994
      Consultant, image and writer consultant
      Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States
    • 1997 - 1998
      legislation intern, to Senator Edward M. Kennedy
      Washington, United States
    • 1998
      intern, public policy Massachusetts Children's Legislation Caucus
    • 1999
      law clerk, Children's Legal Services
    • 1999
    • 1999
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