Nesma Farahat is the manager of the Young Thinkers Program at the Dubai-based Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, one of the world’s largest privately funded, education-focused philanthropic institutions dedicated to providing high quality education opportunities to youth across the Middle East. Formerly the Managing Director of the CIB Foundation in Egypt, she has extensive experience in the fields of public health and sustainable development. Nesma has worked in both private sector development companies as well as non-profit organizations, and throughout her career, has worked with children with critical health issues across Egypt, internally displaced communities in northern Sudan, unemployed youth in Jordan, and Iraqi refugees in Syria. Ms. Farahat obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the American University in Cairo (AUC), and holds a Master’s of Science in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) – University of London.
Nesma FarahatUnited Arab Emirates
Manager of the Young Thinkers Program, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education
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