WISE Learners' Voice

Ms Eman Hamdan

Position: Postgraduate Student, University of Leeds
Country: Palestine
Eman Hamdan, a Palestinian, is a Chevening Scholar studying global innovation management at the University of Leeds as part of her postgraduate studies. Previously, Eman co-founded and worked at the ESNAD initiative, aiming to empower Palestinian youth to become active agents of change. ESNAD promotes the culture of civic engagement and volunteerism among young people through innovative educational and training programs. Eman’s job responsibilities included fundraising, project management and training participants. She has also worked with Mercy Corps International as a consultant working with various technical education and vocational training institutions (TEVT). The active role Eman has played in both education and business facilitated her participation in various regional and international events. She has taken active leadership in fellowships and conferences, including the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development, the She Entrepreneurs program organized by the Swedish Institute and the MENA Leadership Academy.