Yara Ali Moustafa

Fellowship year

2011 - 2012

Field

Education - Youth Development

Placement when a fellow

Project Supervisor - INJAZ Egypt

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Operations Manager - Blooms Egypt

Higher education

Master's degree in Public Administration - School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP), AUC

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Yara joined the Lazord Fellowship in 2011 right after graduating from college. She was placed at INJAZ Egypt, and this is when her story in civil society began. During her year at INJAZ she worked in all of the departments, and was able to learn a lot about entrepreneurship and work readiness education. Shortly after the end of the fellowship, she joined INJAZ as a full-time employee. She started as a field coordinator, then project supervisor, and finally was promoted to become the head of the department of INJAZ schools. In this position, she managed around six different projects in greater Cairo and upper Egypt public schools. She was nominated by her managers to take part in different conferences and training courses. The five years that she spent at INJAZ were full of learning, excitement, exposure, and achievements. Throughout her work at INJAZ, she explored her potential in different sectors and recognized her deep passion for working in the field of youth development. Yara is currently an operations manager at Blooms Egypt, a youth development company. In addition, she is completing her master’s degree in public administration at the American University in Cairo.