Specialist in communication for development, youth empowerment and project management. Abeer holds a master’s degree Communication for Innovation and Development, University of Reading, UK. She has extensive experience in research, and has strong analytical and observational skills. She is also experienced in moderation and facilitation and a strong negotiator. She is an experienced project manager and programme manager; with expertise in leading teams and managing complex projects requiring detailed project management, financial management, personnel management and stakeholder engagement. Her background in the Egyptian marketing sector as well as Egyptian civil society has given her a solid grounding in understanding and networks within public and private sector. She has in-depth academic and practical expertise in communication for development, specifically behaviour and social change communication, social mobilisation and advocacy. Media development has also been an area of focus, across the MENA region.