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Kareem Makhlouf

Kareem Makhlouf

Director, Operations and Communications

Kareem Makhlouf is Director of Operations and Communications at the New Lines Institute. He is also adjunct professor of Education in the Middle East and North Africa at the George Washington University and an expert in nonprofit management.

Kareem has over 22 years of experience in international development and public administration with multi-lateral development agencies and organizations including the World Bank Group and the European Commission. He has designed and led multi-million-dollar donor- funded projects in the Middle East and in other parts of the world, and has helped over 50 non-profits across various sectors and environments develop and deliver effective products and services, scale operations and enhance their development impact.

Kareem holds two master’s degrees in Education and Human Development from the George Washington University, one with a focus on international education and another with a focus on organizational leadership and learning. Kareem also holds a Certificate in Public and Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University, and a B.Sc. in Economics from Cairo University.

Kareem joined the New Lines Institute in June 2019.