Executive Director

John Youhanes Magok, South Sudanese young leader, working for the African Union Commission (AUC) as Mining Policy Officer under AU Youth Volunteer Program at the Department of Trade and Industry. Youhanes is a YALI Regional Leadership Center of East Africa, alumni of cohort 38 of Business and Entrepreneurship Track. He is a holder of Bachelor…

Board Member

Yoal Gatkouth is a holder of bachelor of Art in Psychology. He possess passion on volunteerism fields over the years of being an active member of the society through extracurricular engagements in the areas of community empowerment via awareness creation on sexual reproductive and health rights. He is currently a youth advocate at Talent Youth…

Finance & Ag. HR Director

Michael Thak Nguany Jal: – is a Bachelor Degree holder of Information Communication Technology (ICT) with good knowledge of financial transactions. A member of Intra-transport Company for clearance and forwarding Agency (ITC).he is currently working with ACTED, South Sudan an International Organization, inspired to Empowered Youth through Entrepreneurship, Education, and Innovation he is a very…

Board Member

Lat Gatkuoth Thian – is an Electrical Engineering graduate from Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia, where he carried out research on Autonomous Farming Agribot. He was awarded a certificate of Outstanding Leadership by Bahir Dar University for representing the South Sudanese students at the University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in South Sudan Electrical Commission…

Gatluak Gatluok Machar – an Environment Executive Officer working with Sudd Petroleum Operating Company. He is an industrialist who have experience, working with MIDROC Gold Mine Plc Ethiopia as an intern and Derba MIDROC Cement Factory as a site engineer; and carried out a project in evaluation of loading and hauling machineries performance in limestone…

Research & Development Director, Ethiopia

Mahlet Kinfe is an Ethiopian citizen. She holds a BA degree in sociology from Mekelle University. She is a certified Business Edge trainer from International Finance Corporate (IFC) in the areas of personal productivity skills. She has 7 years of experience in business and community development areas. She has worked with Canadian based organization as…

NYDA Youth Researcher, Egypt

Basma Kamel – is alumni of the African Presidential Leadership Program (APLP) of Egypt National Training Academy. She was a participant in the first Cairo National Conference for South Sudan’s Youth under the theme “Together for Present and Future South Sudan” and an organizer in the World Youth Forum (WYF).  She studied three tracks of…

NYDA Youth Researcher, Sudan

Abdoalnaser Ibrahim is a skilled multipotentialite, research-oriented emerging professional and a lifelong volunteer from the ashes of Darfur war and IDP conditions – he is Sudapet Co. Ltd YPP fellow who has demonstrated responsible leadership qualities throughout his participation and presence – including representing Sudan in Post-Tana Regional Youth Consultation. Furthermore, Abdoalnaser worked with many…

Deputy Executive Director & Ethiopia Country Director

Mered Tewodros Abay is the founder of Rotaract Club named “Abocher”, a nonprofit organization that is basically involved in charity activities and promotes the livelihood of children and women. He is also a senior member of the youth organization AIESEC representing his country Ethiopia by performing volunteer activities that brought the young generation under one…

NYDA Youth Researcher, Sudan

Logman Osman is active Sudanese youth in the fields of peace-building, conflicts prevention and management, mediation and interventions, building communities after Conflicts, counter-terrorism and violence extremism, and youth engagement and empowerment. Logman is a facilitator of the Youth Engagement and Empowerment program in the United Nations Office of Counter-Terrorism in New York. He is also…