Gigi
Ghanim

Executive Coordinator

BDT employee

Why Benefits Data Trust?

"Because it’s a relatively small organization that takes a huge bite out of poverty"

Education

M.A. International Affairs – Institute of World Politics, Washington D.C.

My Family

My husband Ramy and my daughter Zara

Passionate About

Family, Friends, Felines & Food!

Past Employment

American Chamber of Commerce, Egypt – The Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation, D.C.

If I Had Chosen Another Career, I Would Have Been…

A Veterinarian like my dad

Greatest Personal Accomplishment

Protesting in Tahrir Square during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Favorite Part of Your Job

Watching initial conversations and innovative ideas transform into successful project work that impact tons of people for the better

Favorite Travel Destination

Tropical islands with sandy beaches

Can’t go a day without

Watching PBS NewsHour

Favorite Movie

The Birdcage

Favorite Food

Burritos & Cheesy Enchiladas

Hobbies

Outdoor activities like picnics in the park, arts/music festivals, farmers markets, etc.