Mervat S.

Master's DegreeThe American University In Cairo

Summary

• A skilled researcher with strong analytical and documentation abilities. • A development professional who combines between a strong academic knowledge and 21 years of practical development experience. • An excellent manager with around 21 years of project management experience. Research and Analytical Skills • Critically reviewed and analyzed technical and financial reports submitted by Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) recipients of EU grant contracts • Examined and reviewed progress and financial reports submitted by U.S. and local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) receiving USAID assistance against federal regulations and requirements. • Evaluated and assessed concept notes and proposals submitted by International and local CSOs and NGOs in response to EU and USAID request and call for proposals. • Participated in EU and USAID Governance, Civil Society and Human Rights' strategy development. • Conducted and analyzed in-depth interviews and focus group discussions for academic work and work-related studies. • Researched and analyzed journals and books, and reports on different development topics including slums, urbanization, public agenda-setting, street children, community development, participation, sustainability, micro-enterprise, and gender. • Analyzed and critically studied the Egyptian Red Crescent Development of Zeinhum project for the MA thesis. • Analyzed and studied the Hope Village Society and developed recommendations for the development of the Mokattam Branch. • Studied and analyzed the case of two villages in Fayoum for the development of a Micro-Credit project for women for the Alliance for Arab Women. • Investigated and examined Egyptian NGOs documentation against USAID registration requirements. • Gathered information and data required to respond to Congressional inquiries and questions regarding USAID/Cairo support to NGOs.

Experience

  • development
  • civil society
  • usaid
  • human rights
  • international development
  • united states
  • egypt
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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