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  /  Dina Khalil

Dina Khalil

EDUCATION Masters of Arts, The American University in Cairo, Political Science, specialized in International Relations, April 2015 GPA: 3.7 Bachelor of Arts, The American University in Cairo, Feb 2009 • Major : Poltical Science • Minor : Sociology /Economics • Overall GPA : 3.5 Awards and Recognition: Bachelor of Arts with Honors (Cum Laude) French Baccalaureat, Lycée Francais du Caire, Maadi, Sciences Economiques et Sociales, June 2005 Awards and Recognition: BAC Français WORK EXPERIENCE RECORD March 2016- Present Agence Francaise de Developpement Investment Officer, Project Coordinator. • Facilitate meetings with national counterparts and development partners • Coordinate with the Evaluation team to consolidate inputs from Evaluation team and ensure timely delivery of Evaluation products • Prepare an inception brief identifying Monitoring and Evaluation aspects of project formulation and implementation to be addressed and the proposed methodology of data collection and analysis • Managing (updating and archiving) monitoring databases regularly • Providing quality control and technical advice on all activities related to data gathering (qualitative and quantitative) and conducting surveys • Assisting the M&E Expert and programme management in writing yearly reports and any other relevant reports • Conducting operational planning with different partners • Prepare field mission reports to document programme implementation • Following up operational plans regularly • Familiarizing with the latest guidelines, manuals and regulations with respect to M&E March 2015- July Environment and Development Group, Consultancy Firm, Cairo, Egypt Senior Social Researcher, Project Coordinator. • Providing technical assistance to a broad array of stakeholders, local community members, private sector, donor and regulatory agencies. • Conducting a number of Social and Environmental Due Diligence and Impact Assessments. • Designing monitoring and evaluation surveys • Reviewing several monitoring and evaluation frameworks • Gaining knowledge and familiarity with national and international laws and guidelines – Egyptian environmental law, IFC Performance Standards, EBRD Performance Requirements, Equator Principles. • Conducting several socio-economic research and analysis of topics such as: economic development issues in Egypt, constraints facing female entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa, labor market in Egypt, poverty and food consumption trends in Egypt, UN millennium goals, and human rights in a variety of settings. • Organizing the EBRD Workshop in order to discuss EBRD’s Environmental and Social Policy and PRs with regards to investments in Egypt. December 2012- December 2014 Ministry of Internatioal Cooperation, Cairo, Egypt Senior Economic Researcher, Officer in charge of Cooperation with Asian countries- Australia anand New Zealand- Cabinet of the Minister • Following up and preparing all procedures for ratifying a grant or loan • Preparing and translating memos (talking points, reports, powerpoint presentations) requested by the Minister. • Attending all meetings related to the Asian portfolio with H.E the Minister • Organizing forums and training programs. • Following up with the Donor countries on all the ongoing, pending and upcoming projects. • Negotiating with the Donors new grants, loans, projects and training programs. • Field visits with H.E the Minister. October-2011-till December 2012 Ministry of International Cooperation, Cairo, Egypt Economic Researcher, Asian Cooperation Sector • Responded to Prime Minister and Ministers’ requests for preparation of strategic studies, talking points, presentations and speeches. • Negotiating with International Donors new grants, loans, projects and training programs. • Following up with international Donor countries on all the ongoing, pending and upcoming projects in Egypt. • Ensured the maintenance of up-to-date electronic filing/e-archiving of all research documentation and development projects. • Conducted thorough research on themes of the Development Cooperation • Attended economic/development-related conferences and prepared conference briefings for the Minister. September, 2011 / December 2011 The American Univeristy in Cairo ,Egypt Research and Teaching Assistant : • Researched several topics with particular focus on human rights and development issues. TRAINING RECORDS:___________________________________________________ November- December 2015- American Chamber Negotiation Skills Business Writing Performance Appraisal Financefor Non-Financial Managers Interpersonal Skills Developing Great Managers September 2014- GIZ Seminar on Time Management June-August 2014- GIZ Seminar on Applied Research and Writing Skills. October-November 2013- GIZ Seminar on International Aid Effectiveness. October 2013- KOICA Diploma from Korea- The Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA)- Representative of the Ministry of International Cooperation- “Korea’s development Cooperation with African Countries.” August/Sept/Oct/2010 Bureau International des Droits des Enfants, Montreal, Canada Trainee, Assistant Program Manager : Preparing brochures for Forums Preparing powerpoint presentations Preparing and translating memos (talking points, reports) Followed and reported the legal affairs of Egypt on Law issues and children’s rights. Organized forums on Child Sex and Tourism. Researched and analyzed international juristic norms on violence against children at school. Responsible for the Child Sex and Tourism and MENA Program EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AND INTERNSHIPS • Intern, Translator, Egyptian Consulate in Marseille, France, July 2003 • Delegate, Security Council, 1st International Model United Nations (NMUN), USFQ, 2006 • Delegate, Security Council, 2nd International Model United Nations (NMUN), USFQ, 2007 • Intern, French translator, Forum for Women in Development, Egypt, August 2008 • Member, 19th International Model of Arab League, (CIMAL), AUC, 2008 LANGUAGE SKILLS • French : Mother tongue • Arabic : Mother tongue • English : Fluent. (Written and Spoken) • Spanish: Fluent (Written and Spoken) studied and lived in Latin America for 3 years, certificate from the University of San Francisco de Quito, Spanish as a foreign language). • Italian: Intermediate (Written and Spoken) COMPUTER SKILLS • Familiar with all Windows and Microsoft Office Applications • Familiar with all Macintosh applications • Familiar with Adobe publishing and design applications (Photoshop, In-Design)