Experienced in project design/planning, project management, fieldwork and classroom training. Oriented towards community participation and local advocacy. Seasoned in community-based finance and small-scale enterprise promotion. Knowledgeable in organizational analysis and development, project evaluation, women enterprise development, training of trainers, leadership and development theories. Familiar with a variety of local and regional training and developmental activities. Skilled in participatory research methods, both, qualitative and quantitative. Skilled in preparation of audio-visual training materials, booklets, manuals and reports. Certified USAID/Jordan Institute of Banking Studies Micro-finance Specialist and Micro-finance Master Trainer, Certified UNDP Leadership Trainer for localization of the MDGs, Participatory Research Specialist, Gender Researcher and Trainer. BSc and MSc in economics and PhD in Finance.