HE Dr. Maya Morsy

National Council for Women in Egypt

HE Dr. Maya Morsy  took office as President of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) on 1 February 2016, elected as the third and the youngest President of the NCW since it was established in 2000. She served as UNDP’s Regional Gender Advisor in 2013-2016, Head of the Egypt Country Office of the United Nations Fund for Women (UNIFEM) in 2011 – 2013, Country Coordinator/Director of UNIFEM and liaison for the League of Arab States in 1999 – 2010. She has more than 25 years’ experience with national, regional, and international organizations such as USAID, UNDP, academic institutions, and the private sector.