Dr Iman El Kaffass to lead Capacity Development Unit

August 31, 2010 at 9:58 am | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Dr Iman El Kaffass

Dr Iman El Kaffass has joined ICARDA as Head of the Capacity Development Unit. She has a PhD in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University, USA. Her specialty is organizational performance assessment and development. For the past two years she has been based in Cairo, as Chair of a special government panel on education, research, training and human development. Her previous positions include: Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the American University in Cairo; Director of the Global Student Development Program of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia; and a lead role at the Heliopolis Academy for Arts, Sciences and Technology in Egypt. She has also served as visiting faculty of several universities in the UK, USA and Egypt; and on the boards of a number of organizations in Egypt, France, and Japan. She is a former Fulbright Scholar. In 2006, Dr El Kaffass was appointed by the Prime Minister of Egypt to the board of the Egyptian Youth Council, setting youth development policies. Welcome aboard!

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