Ms. Al Alami has been the Director of the Jordanian Center for Civic Education Studies (JCCE) in Amman since 2003. Ms. Al Alami holds a B.A. in Economics from the UK and an M.A. in Education from the USA. Since assuming her responsibilities at the JCCE, Ms. Al Alami has initiated, managed and evaluated programs focusing on women empowerment, youth and civic participation and education in public and private schools and universities in Jordan. Mrs. Al-Alami has an extensive experience in managing grants funded by local and international donors. She also has an extensive experience in influencing educational policies and practices in the Middle East and North Africa in general, and in civil society, local governance and gender programs. Ms. Al Alami participated in various international conferences and workshops in South America, Europe, The Gulf States and the Middle East within her various fields of interest.