Social and Economic Development Specialist
Nahla Hassan has over 12 years of professional experience in relief, economic and social development research and project implementation. She has a strong ability to work on multiple complex issues involving people from various background including children and the analytical skills to extrapolate policy recommendations based on research and data.
Since 2005 Nahla has focused on research, capacity building, monitoring and evaluation and media relations. She possesses a strong understanding of Egyptian political and socio-economic contexts and has good exposure to regional issues including gender, youth, children and refugees.
Nahla has worked in Jordan as an external evaluator for US Department of Labor-funded Combating Exploitive Child Labor project, as a researcher on domestic child Labor for ICF and social security, law and gender for the World Bank. In Egypt Nahla has worked as a documentation specialist for Save the Children UK, as an external evaluator of the Gender and Work Capacity Building Project and as an Investigator of Social Protection Networks for youth in Egypt, both for the Population Council. She also served as the Principal Qualitative Investigator and Co-Author of Reclaiming their Voice: the Situation of Youth in Upper Egypt for the World Bank Population Council.
Nahla has a master’s degree in Political Science with a specialization in International Relations from the American University in Cairo.