Mrs. Ghaida Rishmawi is the Deputy Country Representative for iMMAP. Prior to that, she was the Country Director in Turkey during 2017.
Before joining iMMAP in Iraq, she was the Country Director of Women for Women International Iraq. Ghaida is a Gender & NGO Management expert with demonstrated experience in Project Management, civil society and social work, emergency & relief Programs, Capacity Building, and Community Development.
Her seventeen years of work experience in the Middle East includes fourteen years working in International NGO & Emergency Relief Programs in different countries; Palestine, South Sudan, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, and Italy at senior management positions where she has been worked with some of the International and local donors as; USAID, EU, JICA, UNTF, CIDA, UN/HPF, DFID, OFDA, UKAID, German-MOFA, German-BMZ, and Various UN agencies.
She holds a BA in Media & Political Science and an MA in International Relations, both from Bir Zeit University- Palestine.