Investing in gender equality for Africa’s transformation
Amira Elmissiry is Special Assistant to the President of the African Development Bank, where she is responsible for matters which include operations, policy and strategic issues. From 2009-2013, Amira was a Young Professional with the Bank and graduated as Senior Legal Counsel in Private Sector and Microfinance Operations. Before that, Amira worked with various International Organizations, including Initiatives of Change International, the German Technical Cooperation, and the Southern African Development Community from 1999 -2008. Amira is trained as a Barrister at the United Kingdom Bar and holds a Masters in Law and Restorative Justice.