Bashara Doughaish holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from Sana’a University (2007). She is working in Education for Employment (YEFE) and she started working for YEFE in 2008 at an entry-level position as an Executive Secretary. Since then, she has received two promotions, first to Office Manager, and then to Program Associate in December 2011. She is involved with the issue of youth unemployment in Yemen and across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as encouraging youth civic engagement and improving cross-cultural awareness. Despite the difficult situation in Yemen over the past year, she has been very involved with the YEFE Alumni Club, which provides ongoing support services to the graduates of YEFE’s training programs. She organized numerous alumni events, including continuing education courses, guest lectures by Yemeni private and public sector leaders, community service events, and other civic engagement events. She is currently involved in one of YEFE’s largest projects to date – the Yemen Community Livelihoods Project in partnership with USAID and Creative Associates, which will provide vocational training and work opportunities for at least 2,000 youth from eight different governorates throughout Yemen over a two-year period.
Sector: Non-Profit and NGO
Main Pillar: Youth
Areas of Expertise: Youth Engagement and Sports
Country of Origin: Yemen
City of Residency: Sanaa, Yemen