Experts Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network. Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Sherine Ghoneim

Associate Professor University of CairoInformation Management


Location: Cairo, Egypt Anniversary: January 1, 1999


Dr. Sherine Ghoneim was the Director, GDN Cairo Office and Director of GDNet, a knowledge hub that brings together and communicates policy-relevant research from the Global South, she is leading to position the program as an internationally recognized focal point/ knowledge broker for development research to inform policy debate. She has more than 15 years of experience in the field of knowledge networks and research communications capacity building. Sherine is the lead person on strategic development and management of the GDNet program since 2001 having previously worked as Information and Communications Manager at the Economic Research Forum for five years. Sherine holds a PhD in Information Management (The Management School, Imperial College, UK), an MSc in Management (Boston University, London Campus), completed a number of studies towards an MA in Economics from the American University in Cairo and has a BA in Economics, minor Computer Science from the American University in Cairo. Sherine’s academic experience at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Cairo University is in teaching strategic planning, information systems project management and national strategies for developing information systems and e-business solutions. During that tenure Sherine also had teaching assignments with the Management School, American University in Cairo.