Women’s Economic Empowerment & Poverty Reduction
Abeer is a young Yemeni women leader, who is passionate in women empowerment and reducing gender inequalities. Abeer is Progressio’s country representative for Yemen since March 2009, Abeer has a wide range of experience in the development sector in Yemen including as a manager of the INGOs Department for the Supreme National Authority for Combating Corruption; as a fundraiser and focal point for Arab Women’s Organisations for the Women’s National Committee; manager of the economic department at the Women’s National Committee; executive manager for Vision for Development Foundation and national manager for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Association, which is responsible of the Poverty Reduction Strategy for the Women’s National Committee. Abeer also was a pioneer of the Youth Voices at World Bank, Sana’a office. Moreover she contributed in preparing different national strategies, plans and reports.