Nadia Masri-Pedersen is a multi-lingual consultant with experience working with civil society, capacity building/coaching, human rights and youth participation in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. She holds a Master Degree in Business and Development Studies from Copenhagen Business School. Nadia also studied both at the Instituto Técnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City as well as the Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Through various assignments, Ms Masri-Pedersen has gained experience working with various evaluation methodologies, programme formulations, studies/mappings and trainings. Nadia has been part of conducting large complex evaluations and her evaluation experience has mainly been concentrated around development engagements in the MENA region as well as larger global evaluations. In total, she has conducted more than 20 reviews and evaluations.
She has been in charge of managing training programmes using a rights-based approach and carrying out training activities promoting human rights of young men and women for a variety of CSOs working with civic engagement and social change in the Middle East (Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine and Egypt), Africa and in Denmark. During the past six years, Nadia has planned, facilitated and conducted more than 30 courses and workshops in 8 different countries.
Ms Masri-Pedersen offers a broad experience from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Africa, India and Latin America, where she has built up proven understanding of developmental contexts of different societies and fragile states.
Nadia is a Danish citizen, with Palestinian origin. She offers excellent communication skills in Arabic and the ability to engage in various sensitive cultural and political settings. She is fluent in Danish, Arabic, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
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Countries of experience
Brazil, Burkina Faso, Colombia, Egypt, Haiti, India, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Morocco, Peru, The Occupied Palestinian Territories, Rwanda, South Africa, Syria, Tunisia, Uganda, Turkey, and Zimbabwe