Iman Simon

Programme Officer

Iman Simon provides support to ISSAT’s Advisory Field Support (AFS) and is a member of ISSAT’s Methodology Cell. Previously she has also worked on Outreach, Advocacy and Knowledge, and continues to provide cross-functional support between these two service lines. 

Prior to joining ISSAT, she worked as a Communications and Project Coordinator with the Future of Human Rights Forum, a Swiss-based NGO. She has also worked as a junior consultant on women’s affairs for the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, in Lisbon, Portugal. Before this, Iman worked as an educator in Dheisheh, Bethlehem and Ramallah, Palestine, on an innovative education programme for young professional refugees, with The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Iman holds a Master’s degree in Anthropology of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), and a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic and French from University College London (UCL). In addition to English, French and Arabic, Iman speaks German, Spanish and Dhivehi.