Yara has been working as an advanced trainer in the field of (SRHR) and gender with Y-PEER Egypt (Funded by UNFPA ) since 2016. She currently works as a trainer on comprehensive sexuality education with Love Matters.
Yara tries to understand the health problems that occur in Egypt and which methods are followed by health organizations. She attended a reproductive health training with the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship at the American University of Beirut.
Yara is also interested in the field of research, and participated on a research project between Agiad Psychiatric Hospital in Egypt and Pittsburgh University in the USA in 2020.
Areeg graduated from Cairo University with a degree in veterinary medicine. However, she loves to identify herself as a social activist and an advocate for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals through working to enhance young people’s sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and reducing the gender gap. Areeg is an experienced trainer in the field of peer education, SRHR, and gender. Her interest in the field of SRHR has grown through being a peer educator in Y-peer for 3 years, and serving now as a MEL officer in USAID-funded project OSRA.
If Areeg had a superpower, she would want to be able to plant diverse types of trees and crops in all deserted areas around the world.