ghaliaGhalia Faraj is Strategic Donor Relations & Resources mobilization at UNIDO in Vienna, Austria, about her motivation for becoming a JPO she said “It has always been my dream to work for the UN and to make a difference in the world, I thrive in an environment that is truly international and multi-cultural, which respects as well as promotes diversity, and the UN is the perfect place for this”. She also mentioned that “The most rewarding aspect has been working in an international environment and meeting people from all different walks of life and cultures, and learning from them every single day”.  Ghalia advice new assigned JPOs to “Keep an open mind and always be willing to try new things to learn”
Ghalia holds Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the American University of Kuwait and a Master’s degree in Global Entrepreneurial Management from the University of San Francisco. Ghalia had started her JPO assignment on January, 2015 and finished in June, 2018, she is currently working as full-time staff at UNIDO as Programme Officer in the Arab Division specialized agency at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization in Vienna, Austria.

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― JPO Ghalia Faraj