Kali Yaseen Kareem

UNFPA Research Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Office: A-F2-36

Kali is a graduate of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, and has experience working in humanitarian aid organizations focusing on women empowerment and capacity building. She is currently working with CGDS as a Research Assistant on the UNFPA project. Her role is to support the researchers, prepare literature review, and conduct surveys and interviews.  Before joining CGDS, she worked as a MEAL Officer at REACH Organization on a Cash-for-Work project to increase the economic well-being of the vulnerable people in the community. Her role was to ensure the project provided equal opportunities and a safe working environment for beneficiaries without discrimination based on gender, disability, and social backgrounds. She was also a Project Officer at People Development Organization on the Future Forward: The Iraqi Women's Leadership Initiative project. She was in charge of implementing a mentorship program to empower women and girls by tackling barriers they face in securing their economic and social rights within their homes and communities. Kali enjoys playing different sports like football, kickboxing, and basketball. She has been a part of the AUIS women's football team and her high school's football team. Her favorite part about CGDS is its diversity and its Supportive environment.