From Cairo, Egypt, Sherif Mabrouk holds a bachelor’s degree in statistics with a minor in computer science from Cairo University. During his undergraduate studies, he spent a year at the University of Chicago, studying econometrics and program evaluation. Following graduation, he also earned a data science specialization from Johns Hopkins University, studying programming and machine learning.
Mabrouk worked at the Egyptian Center for Public Opinion Research, coordinating the International Development and Research Center’s anti-corruption project. As a researcher, he worked on projects for international organizations such as UN Women, the International Development Research Center, and the National Council for Women. More recently, he worked as an Insights Analyst with Nielsen, working with the advanced analytical team as well as leading Nielsen's environmental initiatives in Egypt.
At The Pearson Institute and Harris Public Policy, Mabrouk seeks to apply his data skills to social development policy. With the goal of advocating for educational reform in Egypt, he seeks to further develop his capacity to apply quantitative methods to the evaluation of education policy.
Aleppo, Syria - October 4th
Smoke rises after a warcraft belonging to the Russian Army bombed a residential area in the Darat Izza neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on October 4, 2016.
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