Investing in gender equality for Africa transformation
Dana works with the AfDB’s Special Envoy on Gender focusing on both fragile countries and African countries undergoing transition. In her capacity, she also supports the SEOG Office in special initiatives such as those in the Horn of Africa, Mano River Region, and the Great Lakes. Prior to joining the Bank, she worked in emergencies with UNICEF, Save the Children, and Islamic Relief in Rwanda, Tanzania, Sudan and South Sudan. Dana Elhassan graduated from School of Oriental and African Studies with an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development.