Nedjma Ouerdane

Gender advisor at CARE

Nedjma joined Global Partners Governance (GPG) in 2012 to work on the evaluation of the international network, Parliamentarians for Global Action (PGA), for the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida). Her work in evaluation continued in 2013 with the review of the Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD) for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA).  

Prior to working in democracy assistance, Nedjma’s experience was in research and advocacy for women’s and children’s rights at the Young Foundation and for Child Rights International Network (CRIN). She also conducted extensive fieldwork for a landmark UK class action lawsuit representing victims of toxic waste exposure in Cote d’Ivoire in 2008.  

She holds a BA degree in European Studies from King’s College London, an International Diploma from Sciences Po Paris and an MSc in Comparative Politics from LSE. Her thesis examined the politics of self-determination in the Western Sahara and in East Timorin a comparative perspective within the framework of international legal standards.  

Nedjma is bilingual in French and English, and is currently learning Arabic.