Pamela Beecroft is a Senior Program Officer for the Middle East & North Africa at CIPE. Recent projects in her portfolio have included a program to build the capacity of Moroccan business associations, a project with a Tunisian manufacturers’ association in the city of Sfax to develop a roadmap for regional development and a better business environment, another project in Tunisia to encourage young entrepreneurs to engage decision makers on public policy, and an economic advocacy project with Algerian business leaders. Beecroft is also one of CIPE’s curriculum designers and workshop facilitators in the areas of advocacy and organizational capacity.
Prior to her position at CIPE, Beecroft worked at the World Bank for five years, supporting the implementation of ex-combatant demobilization and reintegration projects in Burundi, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Earlier, she spent several years at Population Action International, an American non-profit that advocates for women’s health. Beecroft has lived, worked and traveled in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. She speaks several languages, including fluent French and intermediate Arabic. She holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University, where she concentrated in International Security Studies, and Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania.