Technical Programme Manager in Middle East and North Africa for the YW4A Initiative
Monica joined the World YWCA in April 2023, she is based in Egypt where she is providing close technical support to the implementation of the YW4A initiative in Egypt and in Palestine.
With over 9 years of experience, she has a background in psychology, social work, and working on projects related to women’s rights, child development, and climate change. She is also specialized in designing and implementing MEAL systems and leading programs’ evaluations. Moreover, she worked in case management for Gender-based violence survivors with refugees for three years. In addition to her interest in facilitating trainings and working with partners on mutual goals. Her skills and experiences reflect her rooted dedication to gender equality, feminism, and a life free from violence.
Outside of the office, Monica loves theater and oil painting. She is also an accomplished author, having published a novel on refugees and gender-based violence survivors. She is happily-married to a fellow human-rights advocate, and she is a proud mother of a four-year-old son.