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Specialist Topics Middle East Politics & Policy
Innovation
Smart Cities
Climate Change
Sustainability
Renewable Energy
Water
Public Policy
Building an Innovation Culture
SDG6: Clean Water & Sanitation
SDG7: Affordable & Clean Energy
SDG11: Sustainable Cities & Communities
SDG12: Responsible Consumption & Production
SDG13: Climate Action
SDG14: Life Below Water
SDG15: Life on Land
SDG17: Partnerships for the Goals
Mentorship
Leadership
Spirituality
Work Life Balance
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SHADA ELSHARIF Cities & Environment
Leadership
Government & Politics
Technology & Innovation
Global Sustainable Development
Inspiration & Motivation
Startup World


biography

A driven professional in international and sustainable development, with leadership experience in public, private and international organizations. Passionate about designing and managing the implementation of complex programs and projects for tangible impact in Jordan, the MENA region and beyond. Rich experience in policy development, fund management, donor relations, business development, proposal writing, and capacity building of teams & organizations. Proven ability to effectively communicate with and build partnerships among national and international stakeholders towards common development goals, with fully bilingual English/Arabic capability. A recognized national / regional expert in green economic growth, clean technology (energy, water, waste, transport, agriculture), climate change policy & finance, and sustainability, having written and presented on these areas in national, regional and international platforms.




Publications

Speaker and panelist at the CEDARE & FES-Egypt Conference on “Future of E-mobility and Urban Planning in Egypt: EV Developments in the Context of Sustainable Cities”, Cairo -November 2019, Co-Author, paper on “White Paper on Water-Energy-Food Nexus Case Studies from Jordan: Lessons Learned for Policy Formulation” by Shada El-Sharif and Jihad Abu Jamous, published under the 5toi Nexus Think Tank (NTT) Papers, Speaker at the ESCWA Technology Centre’s Technical Committee Meeting, and ETC’s EGM on "Green Technology Transfer, Adaptation and Investment Required for Implementing SDG 12”, Amman July 2019, Panelist, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) Conference on “Financing Sustainable Development in Arab Countries”, Beirut – November 2018, Contributing Author to the 2017 Report for the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) “Arab Environment in 10 Years” on Renewable

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Awards & References

Renewable Energy Professional (REP), Certified REP Trainer and Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)USA, LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP), Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), USA – June 2009, Member, Nexus-Think-Thank (NTT) as part of the EU funded project 5 TOI “Energy, Water and Agriculture in the South Mediterranean Neighborhood"; participated and presented in key project meetings in Morocco, Tunisia, Beirut, Venice (2016 – 2019), National Expert: ISO 26000 Social Responsibility Standard, ISO & Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO), Switzerland/Jordan – 2013 - 2015, Cornell Alumni Admissions Ambassadors Network (CAAAN) - since 2012 / Committee Co-Chair since 2014


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