Independent Consultant, Senior Strategist & CEO, Breakthrough for Research & Green Development
Over 22 years of National and International Experience in Corporate and Government Affairs, Policy Advocacy and Strategic Planning with in-depth fieldwork across Egypt & MENA. Worked closely at very senior levels with stakeholders in the Government, Academia, International business affairs. Experienced in managing and driving Bilateral/Multilateral programs (G2G, B2B, B2C, PPP).
Last position was CEO Mansour Foundation for Development, then stepped into the public administration sector as Senior National Consultant (Strategic Management, Human Resources, Structure, Process & Technology. Serving three International cooperation agencies (UNWomen, GIZ, IOM), three National Councils (Women, Human Rights & Child/Motherhood & five Egyptian Ministries (Planning & Economic Development, Local Development, Social Solidarity, Migration & Suez Canal Economic Zone).
Studied at SciencesPo in France, Harvard Business School in Boston & Cairo University in Egypt. She holds Doctorate degree of International Business in addition to Public Administration, Global Affairs & International Development.
Member of The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD), Academy of Management USA (AOM), British Academy of Management UK (BAM) & International Quality Federation (IQF).
Carried 195 local & regional projects that are cross-cutting soc-economic development (sustainable cities and communities, environment & solid waste management, poverty & hunger reduction, quality education, gender equality & empowerment, decent work and economic growth, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Peace & Justice). Majority of the projects are with a primary focus on vulnerable groups of youth, children & women via innovative, integrative & inclusive development. In addition, international Partnerships for (Labour Mobility, Migration, Gender, Environment, Energy, supply chain, green business), budgeting of sustainability reporting & compliance to international standards of sustainability (GRI, Global Compact, SDGs partnerships, Global practices).
Other skills associated with valuable political skill and technical knowledge of the complex PESTLE impacting partnerships & encapsulated capability in 4PS: Policy, People, Process re-engineering & Positioning.
Also Involved in pro bono mentoring green start-ups, coaching students, and executives. Served as board member of various business & not-for-profit organizations in MENA.
Frequent invited speaker at various International and National events on issues related to change management (transitional), organizational development, Governance, Corporate Affairs, Public Policy, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Technology for Development.