Country Manager, Dalia Amin, currently leads the Iraq division of Search for Common Ground. Dalia came to this work motivated by her difficult childhood as a Kurdish refugee. Today, Dalia is a committed emergency and conflict settings specialist with a decade of experience serving vulnerable populations.
She has built expertise in protection mainstreaming, gender equality, youth empowerment, and social cohesion. Prior to joining Search, Dalia spent five years working in the MENA region with numerous international NGOs, academic institutions, and civil society organizations.
A graduate from the NYU SPS Center for Global Affairs, she is honored to be e-returning to receive this recognition from her alma mater.