Women's Rights Consultant
PhD, Development Planning, University of London, 1984
MBA, Business Administration, American University in Cairo, 1977
BA, Political Science, Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University, 1968
Member, Board of Directors, Alliance for Arab Women, 1987-Present
Policy Expert, Euromed Role of Women in Economic Life Program, 2005-2007
Director, Office of Women's Complaints, National Council for Women, 2000-2002
Director, Women and Development Program, UNICEF, 1997-2001
Member, Board of Directors, Alliance for Arab Women
Member, Euro Med Civic Forum
Member, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Advisory Group
Monitoring the Convention on all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), Research Study, the Euromed Role of Women in Economic Life Programme: A Knowledge Base for Action in the South Mediterranean, 2008.
Civil Society in Egypt: External and Internal Obstacles, with Amany Kandil and Leila El Baradel, In: Egypt Human Development Report 2008: Egypt’s Social Contract: The Role of Civil Society (Chapter 4), p. 87-110, United Nations Development Programme ( UNDP ) and the Institute of National Planning, Egypt, 2008.
Egyptian Women at Crossroads, Common Ground News Service, 26 August 2008.
University of Kuwait Award, 2008
Ministry of Culture Award, Egypt, 2006
Population Council Award for Research on Egyptian Labor Migration, 1990