Hani Shehada is Communication and Youth Development Specialist at Education Above All Foundation’s Al Fakhoora programme, which works to promote the right to education in conflict post-conflict states.
He is based in Gaza and works directly to oversee and manage the successful implementation of the higher education scholarship programme, which not only focuses on provided access to higher education to the most marginalized youth, but further provides a unique civic leadership programme, economic empowerment and psychosocial support.
He further works to support the scholarship programme for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, and Iraq. Hani has an MA degree in International Development from Erasmus University in Netherlands. He has extensive experience in managing youth programmes with a special focus on youth innovation and technology, including creating solutions for youth to bridge the gap between education and employment, through innovative programmes such as e-work.