Amira is a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) professional with experience in program design, capacity building and strategy. She worked on programs ranging from public health to advocacy in the corporate social investment, philanthropy and international donor sectors. She is keenly interdisciplinary in approach and a continuous learner with skills in utilization of mobile applications, behavioral science and gamification to improve program delivery.
Prior to joining ALA, she provided M&E technical assistance to two NGOs focused on youth leadership and after-school programs. In addition to M&E frameworks for the Lagos State Ministry of Health and TB Active Case finding project focusing on mineworkers, ex-mineworker and families in the SADC region. Amira has BA in Economics and MA in International Affairs with a focus on peace and conflict resolution; and is currently completing a certificate in Advanced Evaluations.
Amira is from Egypt but has lived in South Africa for the past 15 years working on projects in the SADC region as well as East and West Africa which got her into enjoying photography on her morning runs!