Staff members


Nahid Toubia

Institute Director

MBBCH Medicine University of Cairo, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) England, MPhil in Public Health & Health Economics, University of London
Experience: Clinical medicine, obstetrics/gynaecology and paediatrics, specialist in general and paediatric surgery, program management, research design and analyses, design of training curriculums, finance and human resource systems development, fundraising, scientific and creative writing
Areas of interest: Linking scientific research with advocacy, health policy, sexual and reproductive rights, informed citizenship, youth leadership, historic documentation and filmmaking

Haitham Said Saeed Altahir

Finance manager

BSc economic and Management Sciences, Accounting Specialization, Omdurman Alahlya University
Experience: Financial systems management in health institutions and pharmaceutical companies for the profit and non-profit sectors
Areas of interest: Development of multi-donor and financial tracking systems

Sanaa Makawi

Program Manager- Reproductive Justice and Bodily Rights

BA Languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Khartoum
Experience: Violence against women prevention, law and policy reform, sexuality and gender training
Areas of interest: Gender & sexuality

Mohamed Monwer

Project Officer- Reproductive Justice and Bodily Rights

BSc Electrical Engineering, Academy of Engineering Sciences
Experience: Public relations for not-for-profit
Areas of interest: Human rights, women rights, sexuality and gender diversity

Ruba Amin

Office Administrator & Bookkeeper

BSc (with honours) in Management Sciences, Management Information Systems Specialization, Ahfad University for Women
Experience: Banking systems, teaching junior pupils, and community development
Areas of interest: Information systems, finance, human resources, art and creativity

Krestina KHEIR

Institute Development Assistant

BSc (with honours) in Management Sciences, Business Specialization, Ahfad University for Women
Experience: Youth advocacy, project management, education, gender training
Areas of interest: handcrafting, creative writing and innovation.

Talal Ahmed

Reproductive health Program officer

MBBS Medicine - National University
Experience: clinical field, training and mentorship in self-development and public health
Areas of interest: women`s health, training and advocacy.

Adaw Arop

Program Officer- Reproductive Justice and Bodily Rights

Bachelor of Law ( LL.B honour) - University of Khartoum
Experience: Advocacy for children's Right.
Areas of interest: Human Rights, women's rights, and advocacy.

Samandal Sidig

Communication Officer

Bachelors of Biotechnology Engineering (Honours), International Islamic University Malaysia.
Experience: Public relations, media relations, event management, social media management and corporate communication.
Areas of interest: Creative writing, painting and beauty.