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Amal Zaqout

Amal Zaqout
Steering Committee

Amal Zaqout is currently a program officer for Premier Urgence-Aid Medicale International in Gaza. She received a B.Sc. degree in education and mathematics from Ein Shams University in Egypt. From 2004-2007 she lived in Yemen coordinating a rural development project for youth and women and has also worked for CARE International, Islamic Relief and the United Nations Refugee and Works Agency (UNRWA). Amal is an expert in research and data management. She worked many years with women since she believes that women in Palestine especially in the Gaza Strip need to increase their level of participation through women’s empowerment programs. She also leads gender and women’s empowerment training for youth.