Nagham El Houssamy

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Nagham ElHoussamy is an Associate Director for Research in Middle East and Africa at the Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D).

Nagham ElHoussamy is working on research on the intersection of knowledge, technology, entrepreneurship and development. She joined the Center in June 2012, serving as the North Africa Hub coordinator for the Open African Innovation Research Partnership (Open AIR).

Prior to joining A2K4D, Nagham was an Economic Researcher in the Macro-Fiscal Policy Unit at the Egyptian Ministry of Finance. She interned at the ICT Policies Unit of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia in Beirut. Nagham graduated from The American University in Cairo with an MA in economics in international development and a BA in political science, specializing in international law and International relations, with a minor in economics.