Kandahar, Afghanistan

Cairo, Egypt

I have ten years of experience in applied research and in designing, managing, and evaluating democracy and governance, stabilization, and conflict mitigation projects in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, South Sudan, and Syria for humanitarian, development, and advocacy organizations. 

 

My technical expertise includes conflict mitigation, stabilization, political transitions, and local governance.   I have substantive experience in research and analysis, monitoring and evaluation, strategic communications,  business development, media, and training.

Tripoli, Libya, 2011

Select roles include:

  • Consultant, Danish Refugee Council/Mixed Migration Centre of North Africa (Tunis, Tunisia)

  • Consultant, Refugees International (Washington, D.C.)

  • Consultant, Mery Corps (Washington, D.C./Syria/Lebanon/Jordan)

  • Technical Advisor (Research), Chemonics International/DFID (London, U.K.)

  • Consultant, USAID Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (Washington, D.C.)

  • Consultant, USAID Center of Excellence in Democracy, Human Rights & Governance (Washington, D.C.)

  • Survey Research Specialist, USAID/OTI Syria (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Evaluation Consultant, USAID/OTI Syria (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • M&E Trainer, U.S. Department of State Near Eastern Affairs Bureau (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • M&E Trainer, USAID/OTI Syria Regional Program (Gaziantep, Turkey)

  • Senior Research Analyst, USAID/OTI Syria (Istanbul, Turkey)

  • Lead Author, Assessment of USAID/OTI Syria Regional Program (Gaziantep, Turkey)

  • Strategic Communications & Proposal Development, Tetra Tech DPK (San Francisco, CA)

  • Technical Lead & Proposal Writer, USAID South Sudan Conflict Mitigation Program (Juba, South Sudan)

  • Technical Lead & Proposal Writer, USAID Afghan Parliamentary Assistance Program (Kabul, Afghanistan)

  • Technical Researcher, USAID Stability in Key Areas (Herat, Afghanistan)

  • Technical Researcher, USAID Afghan Small and Medium Enterprise Development (Kabul, Afghanistan)

  • Technical Researcher & Recruiter, USAID Iraq Local Governance Program (Baghdad, Iraq)

  • Operations Director, USAID/OTI Libya Transition Initiative (Tripoli, Libya)

  • Technical Lead & Proposal Writer, USAID Philippines Enhance Governance, Accountability & Engagement Program (Mindanao, Philippines)