Alaa Abdurahman is a Program Assistant for Ethiopia at the Center for International Private Enterprise East Africa Regional Office in Ethiopia.
Alaa has been working on evidence-based advocacy and issues of empowering marginal economic actors, specifically women, youth, and informal businesses. Prior to her work at CIPE, Alaa worked as an Office Manager for GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and Junior Event Manager for Blueberry Events.
Alaa received her Bachelor of Business Administration and Information System from the Addis Ababa University, School of Commerce, and a Master of Organizational Leadership from Unity University.
Alaa has successfully completed the workshop on Project Management for Development Professionals (Project D Pro) and is currently working on earning her Project D Pro certificate. Alaa speaks Arabic, English, and Amharic.