Hisham has seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from the Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan. Most recently, Hisham worked for International Rescue Committee (IRC) as an Employment Deputy Manager, Managing a team of officers to conduct assessments to vulnerable Syrians and Jordanians and identify their economic needs and provide decent job opportunities to them by matching them with the available open vacancies, the project aims to improve the economic status of the beneficiaries and provide a more sustainable solution and to enable the beneficiaries to work and support themselves financially, Previously Hisham has worked for Community Engagement Project a Global Communities project funded by USAID as a program Manager, managing a big team to identify the needs of local communities afflicted by the Syrian crisis and help them submit proposals that will enable them to receive in kind grants from USAID, Hisham also oversaw the implementation of the project’s activities and intervention and was responsible for engaging governmental and civic organisations as well. At the same time, he engages in volunteer work with local community-based organizations (CBOs) to promote and maintain social peace and a culture of acceptance of others among local communities. . Through these years of experience, he gained strong skills in communication, effective coordination, and leadership. Hisham enjoys focusing on topics of humanitarian relief and development of refugee communities and demonstrated great efforts to improve the welfare and safety of the refugees and to empower refugee women and youth in his country to effectively contribute to restoring peace and development.

Host Organization: Abt Associates

Role at Abt Associates: At Abt Associates, Hisham will will support the SHOPS (Sustaining Health Outcomes through the Private Sector) Plus project by working with the private sector on family planning, child health, and HIV interventions. He will also support the implementation of technical activities and assist with writing technical project reports.