Youssr Abbas

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Research Operations Associate, J-PAL Middle East and North Africa

Youssr Abbas is a Research Operations Associate at J-PAL Middle East and North Africa. Since joining J-PAL in 2023, She has been working on the evaluation of the impact of changing the title of work opportunities offered to women from “employment” to “volunteering” on increasing female labor force and whether volunteering can be used as a tool to increase women’s empowerment. The evaluation is done in collaboration with the Sawiris Foundation for Social Development and Life Makers.

Youssr is a graduate of the Faculty of Literature, English Department, Minya University. Prior to joining J-PAL, she worked as an English Teacher at various schools.