Ghazwa Ayyad is Program Officer and based for i-APS in the MENA region. Ghazwa is tri-lingual (Arabic, English and French) development and management professional with 12 years of experience in the non-profit sector. She has been working for a leading national nonprofit organization in Palestine as a senior project and fundraising manager. She has been responsible for the strategic and operational planning and implementation of multi-sectoral inclusive development projects for a wide range of donors including the EU, UN and USAID.
Ghazwa has a long track record of situations where she has managed crisis and emergencies at organizational and community levels. She has also worked on local initiatives that contributed to promoting the local and national dialogues around social inclusion of marginalized groups in societies in order to achieve their fullest potential and at the same time strengthen the pillars of national sustainable development.