Iraq & Yemen Country Representative—Dina Zorba

Iraq & Yemen Country Representative—Dina Zorba
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Dina Zorba, UN Women Iraq and Yemen Country representative, has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of human and women’s rights, gender equality, communication and media.

Ms. Zorba has been serving as UN Women Iraq Country representative since February 2017, and as Head of Office/Representative in Yemen since December 2014. Before that, between 2005-2014, she served in leading positions with UNIFEM, UNFPA and UNESCO.

Before joining the UN, Ms. Zorba had a successful career as a media practitioner, trainer and defender of press freedom, acting as editor-in-chief and publisher of Sharqiyat magazine, published in Jordan. She has also worked with several regional and international UN and other non-profit organizations offering technical support and training to journalists and human rights defenders around the world.

Ms. Zorba holds an MA degree in Business Administration and Management from the American InterContinental University, Illinois, and a BA degree in Economics from the American University of Cairo.