Rasha is a catalyst for change and is driven by making a difference through advocating for human rights issues and for safe environments for women, youth, human rights activists, and marginalized communities. Rasha has nearly twenty years of experience working with local and international organizations and activists around the world to amplify citizen voices, to increase participation in decision making processes, to advocate for human rights, and to create innovative solutions to social problems. Throughout her career, Rasha led and coordinated many local and national human rights campaigns and initiatives. Additionally, her work has consisted of managing programs and initiatives on social accountability, governance, transparency, anti-corruption, defending civic space, and a variety of awareness raising campaigns.
Rasha is based in Washington DC, and she is the Director of MENA and Civil Society Strengthening at PartnersGlobal. Rasha has been awarded the 40 under 40 award by the Arab America Foundation for the year 2022. Rasha holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom, Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Jordan, and a Community Organizing Certificate from the Harvard Kennedy School.