Mayada Alsafi

Title: Country Program Director for Iraq

Mayada Alsafi is World Learning’s country program manager for Iraq, leading the organization’s programs in cities across the country. She joined World Learning as Iraq’s country lead coordinator in in 2010 and previously served as a women sector coordinator for America’s Development Foundation. Alsafi has nearly 12 years of experience working in civil society in Iraq, with extensive experience in election monitoring, nongovernmental organization capacity building, women's rights, and youth development. She was born in Baghdad and has a bachelor's degree in civil engineering from University of Baghdad.

Expertise: youth development, election monitoring, women's rights, nongovernmental organization capacity building