Menna Moustafa

Fellowship year

2018 - 2019

Field

Economic Development - Employment Promotion - Youth Development

Placement when a fellow

Project Assistant - GIZ Egypt

Higher education

Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics - Cairo University

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Menna received her bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Cairo University. Since 2013, she has been involved in the development field through various voluntary and professional work assignments. She also participated in a number of extracurricular activities such as Enactus, AIESEC, and TEDx. She gained a diverse set of skills in research, facilitation, projects, event management, and intercultural dialogue as a participant of the Erasmus+ exchange program and Safarni initiative. After graduation, she worked with INJAZ, Banati Foundation, and the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies before recently joining GIZ Egypt through the Lazord Fellowship. She is also an entrepreneurship guru, being the co-founder of Career180, a startup which was amongst the top 5 at an INJAZ Egypt women entrepreneurship competition. She has also succeeded in implementing the, “Egypt Career Summit,”  an annual summit in the field of career development. Menna aspires to pursue her post-graduate studies in sustainable development.