SIM Alumni

Amani Al-Nsairat

Consultant, MENA Youth Social Innovation Project

Amani Al-Nsairat has 7+ of experience in the private and non-profit sectors. She is a facilitator of stakeholder partnerships that address social issues related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and social cohesion. She is an advocate of youth leadership and a mentor for young changemakers across the world.

Her recent work at Peace First in Boston, MA, focused on the expansion of the organization’s work and mentoring 500+ young people from over 100 countries to catalyze positive change in communities by implementing peacemaking projects.

Amani’s work in Jordan has focused on the Syrian refugee crisis. Her work at SPARK organization focused on the implementation of an educational programme, which addresses the educational needs of Syrian and Jordanian youth living in Jordan. Prior to this, she worked at Generations For Peace, implementing two peacebuilding and conflict transformation programmes in schools and community centres. She focused on utilizing non-formal education tools, such as sport and art, for peace activities to foster positive behavioural change and social cohesion.

Amani earned a B.A. degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies from Hashemite University in Jordan, an M.A. degree in Media, Peace and Conflict Studies from the United Nations Mandated University for Peace in Costa Rica, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Social Innovation from Amani Institute in Brazil. Additional to being an Amani Fellow, she is part of UPEACE Alumni, and Atlas Corps community.