Tala works with the Governments and Foundations team, supporting donor engagement and contributing to the design and development of grant-funded projects.
Her main areas of work are the development of concepts and proposals, as well as contributing to donor's business intelligence processes. Helping create projects contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through business action.
After a brief career start in banking, Tala transitioned to the NGO sector. Tala has worked for several international NGOs based in Jordan, including the Lutheran World Federation, Mercy Corps, Digital Opportunity Trust, and CARE. She worked in different roles, first in the finance department and later in program implementation mainly focused on gender equality, entrepreneurship, and financial inclusion.
Tala holds two master’s degrees, one in Human Rights and Human Development from the University of Jordan, and one in Development Economics and International Project Management from Gustave Eiffel University, Paris. Prior to her graduate studies, Tala obtained a bachelor's degree in Finance and Banking.