Nada Zohdy

Director, Open Gov Hub

Nada joined Global Integrity in September 2015, where she oversees all operations and programs for the growing social enterprise that is the Open Gov Hub. She leads the design and implementation of programs to promote collaboration, innovation, and learning across the Hub network of 40 member organizations. In 2015, she received a Master’s of Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where she was a Pforzheimer Nonprofit Fellow and focused on linking democracy/governance with social entrepreneurship/innovation. Nada’s prior experience includes serving as a consultant for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) through her applied Master’s thesis, focusing on local civil society groups’ perceptions of open government reforms in Tunisia; and working as Founding Program Coordinator for Civil Society Partnerships at the Project on Middle East Democracy (POMED), where she created a program that supported a dozen local watchdogs and think tanks in transitioning Arab countries in the wake of the Arab Spring. She currently is a board member for Rhize, an organization supporting people-powers social movements around the world, and was a 2009 Truman Scholar.

Joined GI:
2015
Education:
MPP (2015), Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Languages:
Arabic, English
Works in:
Washington, DC
Hometown:
Rochester Hills, Michigan
Passport:
USA