Shereen Zarroug is a DONA Certified Doula, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, and the DONA Regional Ambassador for the Gulf region in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Shereen has been a doula for six years and has supported over 80 families as a doula and 100’s of families as a Childbirth Educator. She has worked hard to promote the profession of doulas in Dubai and has worked together with hospitals to improve their educational programmes, events, and workshops for expectant families. Shereen has also been instrumental in working with the local hospitals to get doula bans lifted.
By advocating for doulas, Shereen was instrumental in the doula profession being recognized as a legal profession to be licensed as a business in Dubai. She has had the privilege to organize and bring three DONA International Doula Training Workshops (with current DONA President Elena Carillo), and together they have trained over 30 new doulas. Shereen is also the mom of three beautiful children.