Dr. Maya Morsy
She is the President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW), she’s holds the national award of one of the 100 most influential women in Egypt. Prior to this presidential role, Dr. Morsy served as UNDP’s Gender Regional Advisor, and Head of the Egypt Country Office United Nations Fund for Women, as also Country Director of UNIFEM.
Dr. Morsy has over 24 years’ experience with National, Regional and International organizations, through her work in the National Council for Women, the United Nations Agencies, USAID, Academia, and Private Sector. Her work experience has strengthened the strategic partnership with the League of Arab States, European Union, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, African Union, Union for the Mediterranean, Government Organizations, Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.
She managed and led more than 50 programs and widely authored more than 45 training manuals, books, articles, research and policy papers. With a Ph.D. in Public Policy, her areas of a focus are: Public Policies, Public Administration, Social and Economic Policies.
Human Security, Human Rights, International Conventions Treaties, Strategic Planning, Political and Democratic Transition, Gender Equality, Gender Responsive Planning and Budgeting, Financial Inclusion, Entrepreneurship and Social innovation et al.