• General Summary
    Jumana Dalal
    Jumana Dalal
    Resident Deputy Director, Pakistan at National Democratic Institute (NDI)
    Washington D.C. Metro
    LocalityWashington D.C. Metro
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  • Professional Experience
    2009 - 2011
    •Oversee and design multi-million dollar rule of law technical assistance programs throughout Asia concentrating on access to justice and human rights; criminal law reform and anti-human trafficking; judicial reform; legal education reform and civic education; and women’s rights. •Research and analyze international human rights and other legal issues, conduct rule of law assessments, develop partnerships, and draft proposals for funding. Prepare country strategies, analytical reports, and training material. •Negotiate and liaise with officials from the U.S. State Department, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), international organizations, foundations, and foreign governments.
    2006 - 2009
    I previously resided in Thailand managing a program that sought to 1) strengthen communication and interaction between citizens and elected representatives and 2) support women’s civic engagement and political participation. While with NDI-Washington, I managed over 20 programs in Cambodia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Thailand, providing technical assistance in the areas of political party development, election monitoring, women’s political participation, civil society capacity building, and parliamentary strengthening.
    2006 - 2009
    Four time recipient of research grants from the European Union Commission (Brussels, Belgium) and facilitated through The European Union Research Center (George Washington University) and the American Consortium on European Studies. Produced multimedia lectures and researched topics related to minorities in Europe, including comparative immigration policies, political marginalization of Muslim women, and the status of Roma.
    2004 - 2005
    Conducted de novo review of veterans’ benefit claims. Prepared appellate decisions in written form for administrative law judges. Researched, interpreted, and applied federal regulations and case law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Drafted legal briefs outlining determinative facts and containing recommendations for appropriate action. Incorporated public policy considerations and agency directives.
    2001 - 2001
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  • Educational Background
    2002 - 2004

    Extra-activity: Net Impact

    2000 - 2003

    Extra-activity: Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, International Law Society, South Asian Law Students Association, and Women’s Law Association


    Extra-activity: International Students Organization (President), Field Hockey (Captain) and Squash,

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