Dalia Fateh grew up in Lebanon and France. After completing high school in France, she returned to Lebanon for undergraduate studies where she received a BA from American University of Beirut. Ms. Fateh holds a MA in international law and diplomacy and a PhD in philosophy from Tufts University, and a graduate degree in documentary filmmaking from George Washington University. She is the founder of Salt Productions, LLC, a documentary film production and distribution company. Salt specializes in films focused on international, social issues, cultural and historical topics.
Dalia Fateh has traveled extensively, speaks six languages, and has experience in journalism. She worked at the International Foundation for Election Systems and for the office of Preventive Diplomacy for the United Nations. Ms. Fateh is also founder of Blue Sands Foundation, which supports various children’s education programs. She has served on many institution boards including Time In Children’s Initiative (NY), THEARC (DC), Cool to Be Me (Cape Town), the Maret School (DC), and Washington International School (WIS).
As a side passion and business, Ms. Fateh owns a seasonal restaurant in Washington DC, Table. Table works with and supports local and sustainable farms. Ms. Fateh enjoys skiing, various other sports, reading, traveling with family, and keeping abreast of international contemporary trends in the the arts, architecture, politics, and the culinary world.