Meet ISPA's 2016 Middle East & Northern Africa Fellowship Program participant Amany Abouzeid!
Executive Manager, Tamasi Performing Arts Collective
Amany Abouzeid currently holds the position of Executive Manager: Tamasi performing Arts Collective. Tamasi is a collective of 11 organisations from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon & Palestine. Their input includes a wide range of performances, productions, space rehabilitation projects & technical & financial support for artists. They also run a capacity building program comprising of trainings, internships & after training career opportunities. Amany comes for an interdisciplinary background where she worked on women’s sexual & reproductive rights, gender equality. Her work focused on supporting the role of civil society organisations as a central backbone of social change, democracy and socio-economic development in the Arabic speaking Middle East. Amany worked as an academic as well as program director/ coordinator with several development agencies as well as the humanitarian relief sector. Amany holds a BA in English Literature & Language, MA in Development Studies & MA in Social Anthropology.
We asked Amany to tell us a bit about herself and anything else that she would like to share with the ISPA family. Check-out what she had to say:
ISPA would like to thank the British Council for their support of this important regional initiative.