Saba Al Mubaslat

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Saba Al Mubaslat

CEO, The Asfari Foundation

Summary

Saba joined the Asfari Foundation as CEO in May 2019 and has over 25 years of experience in the humanitarian and development sector. Prior to joining the Foundation Saba was CEO at the Humanitarian Leadership Academy, where she established a global network of Academy Centres and over 80 organizational partners committed to leading the localization agenda for the humanitarian sector. Before this, Saba was the Country Director for Save The Children International in Jordan, where she was a strong advocate for disadvantaged communities and ensured the rights and futures of children and young people were at the forefront of the humanitarian agenda. During this period Saba also played a crucial role in coordinating the response of 45 humanitarian organisations to the Syrian
crisis.

Saba was educated at Jordan University and the University of Framingham in Boston, USA. Throughout her career in the fields of engineering, development, and humanitarian response, Saba has worked in some of the most challenging countries and territories in the world, including Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Palestine, Yemen, Tunisia, Libya, and Azerbaijan. In addition, she worked with different government entities in the Middle East on shaping their national agendas and redefining focus the focus on resilience, youth, and communities' positive engagement and leadership.