Mohamed Yassein

Youth Development and Participatory Research Lead

Yassein has over 13 years of experience as a development practitioner, participatory researcher, and learning designer. His experience covers youth development and participation programming, designing capacity development programs, setting up youth enabling spaces, using qualitative and participatory methods in social research, facilitating Participatory Action Research (PAR), conducting participatory evaluations and impact assessments of development projects, and analyzing youth policies.

Yassein has collaborated with multiple national, regional, and international organizations – such as UN Women, UNDP, Save the Children, GIZ and Plan international – in fields of child rights, adolescents development, youth empowerment, youth organizing, civic leadership, social accountability and gender equality across MENA countries.

Yassein holds an MA degree in Participation, Power and Social Change (2016) from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, United Kingdom.

Countries of experience: Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Kuwait, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, and Saudi Arabia.