Skills & Work Experience
A summary
Skills
Leadership and management skills
A wealth of knowledge gained in immigration, academic and professional roles
Multilingual
Working under pressure
Solution-focused techniques
Assignment and action plan monitoring
Service user progress reporting
Program development and management
Interpersonal communication

I have a comprehensive set of research experience, service-oriented skills, and organisational and leadership skills, some of which I detail below.

Work Experience
International Survivors of Trafficking Advisory Board (ISTAC) member
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)01/2021 - Present

As a member of ISTAC, I assist ODIHR’s work in combatting trafficking in persons.

Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) member
Young Academy of Scotland (YAS)11/2020 - Present

See here: https://www.youngacademyofscotland.org.uk/membership/

Graduate Teaching Assistant
University of Glasgow04/2020 - Present

Assist lecturers with organising PGR-led seminars and activities.

Management Committee Member
Right to Reamin Ltd UK12/2017 - Present

Work as a volunteer member of a management committee and engage in monitoring the activities of the organisation to ensure they are in line with the founding principles, objectives and values of the organisation.

GRAMNet Refugee Festival Scotland Intern
University of Glasgow03/2019 - 06/2019

Coordinated a series of events which form GRAMNet's programme for Refugee Festival Scotland 2019.

Education and Employment Advisor
Refugee Education, Training and Advice Services (RETAS Leeds)11/2017 - 09/2018

Worked with asylum seekers who have been granted refugee status to transition successfully from living as asylum seekers in Home Office accommodation to living independently in alternative accommodation, and integrating successfully into local communities throughout Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield.

Separated Family Organiser
Safe Passage UK06/2017 - 11/2017

Worked in identifying and engaging with people in the UK who have family members—specifically children or vulnerable adults—who are stranded in conflict zones around the world, or in other countries having been displaced.

Support Worker
Priory Hospital, Keighley, UK11/2015 - 08/2016

Worked as a support worker for adults with mental health problems.

Senior Psychosocial Caseworker
StARS Egypt, Cairo, Egypt10/2014 - 10/2015

Worked as a long-term senior psychosocial casework for unaccompanied refugee children.

Community Facilitator, Caseworker
UNHCR, IOM and USA Embassy in Cairo, Egypt01/2013 - 10/2014

Worked as a caseworker and community facilitator and organiser.

Community Facilitator and Interpreter
Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA), Cairo, Egypt01/2013 - 09/2014

Worked as a community facilitator and organiser.

Graduate Assistant and Secondary School Teacher
Comboni College; Eritrean Refugee School in Khartoum in Khartoum, Sudan

Assisted lecturers in teaching urban geography, statistics, and demography to first-year students.

Interpreter
Shagarab Refugee Camp, Sudan03/2011 - 06/2011

Worked as an interpreter.

Secondary School Teacher
Ministry of Education, Eritrea01/2011 - 03/2011

I taught mathematics, physics, biology, and geography to students

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Eritrean Institute of Technology, Asmara, Eritrea09/2010 - 01/2011

Assisted lecturers in teaching geography, statistics, and demography to first-year students.

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