Ibrahim Fouda holds a BA and a MA in Political Science from the University of Cairo. He works as a diplomatic attaché at the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and is currently serving at Egypt’s Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan. Concerned with bridging cultures and forging partnership among nations, he has been volunteering as a facilitator of Intercultural Dialogue at the Soliya Connect Program since September 2013. Before joining the Foreign Service in January 2015, he worked for two years at the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). He also worked for the International Organization for Migration’s MENA Regional Office. His research tasks were to collect primary data for the development of a regional background paper for the World Migration Report 2013, through conducting interviews and in-depth surveys of migrants from different social backgrounds in Cairo. Ibrahim’s professional experience also includes working as a Political Science Research Assistant at the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research (Baseera) where he conducted surveys and research projects about the Egyptian public opinion on different issues in 2012. In addition, he worked as an International Relations Specialist at the Egyptian Humanitarian Relief and Rehabilitation Organization from 2011 to 2012. In 2009, Ibrahim participated in the Model of American Congress exchange program, organized by the American Council of Young Political Leaders. He has also been involved in various community service activities, particularly in the field of education, and joined a local association for sustainable development where he volunteered as an English Instructor.
Sector: Government and International Institutions
Main Pillar: Politics, Diplomacy and Global Economy
Areas of Expertise: Politics and Diplomacy
Country of Origin: Egypt
City of Residency: Kabul, Afghanistan