Alaa Abdurahman is a Program Coordinator in the CIPE East Africa Regional Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Alaa works 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 as a 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. Additionally, 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.