Global Programs Division

Tanyel Taysi

Sr. Gender and Inclusion Technical Advisor

Tanyel Taysi, Sr. Gender and Inclusion Technical Advisor

Tanyel Taysi, Sr. Gender and Inclusion Technical Advisor

Tanyel Taysi is a political scientist and development professional with fifteen years of international experience in gender and inclusion, governance, access to justice, civil society strengthening, human rights, security sector strengthening, community engagement, stabilization, organizational capacity strengthening, anti-corruption, teaching, and research, monitoring evaluation and learning specializing in the Middle East and North Africa and fragile and conflict-affected states.

Tanyel has held senior-level management and advisory roles working in and on Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Liberia, Morocco and Turkey for NGOs, academic institutions, and USAID, US Department of State, EU and other European donor-funded projects. She has a PhD and MA in Political Science, with a focus on Comparative and International Politics and Gender, Justice and Politics, and a BA in Anthropology.