Yasmine Zaki Abdelaziz

Social innovation

Yasmine holds a Joint International Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development, with a focus on Environmental Technology Management, from the Karl-Franzens Universitaet Graz (Austria) and the University of Leipzig (Germany), and a BSc in Environmental Engineering and Land Planning at the University of Padua. She has over five years of experience working for the International Organization for Migration (IOM, UN-Migration) as a water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) specialist.

She has strong experience in delivering complex and innovative humanitarian projects in multiple countries, coordinating the financial, administrative and technical aspects of the programs. Her professional background includes project design and management, as well as coordination with multiple partners. Over the years she has developed expertise in team management, stakeholder engagement, strategic thinking, research and innovation. She joined ICONS in 2024 as Social Innovation Officer.