Nadeen Sousou is a development specialist currently working as a consultant at the World Bank Group as a Jordan Growth Multi-Donor Trust Fund officer with a focus on economic growth reforms. Nadeen is also the country representative to MiCT in Jordan – a German NGO, working on programs focused on capacity building for journalists in the MENA region. Prior to that, Nadeen worked as a policy officer for USAID leading several policy issues such as supporting Home-based business reform, investor journey, and innovation policies. Nadeen is passionate about ensuring women’s, youth, and marginalized communities' rights presence in governmental policy reforms. Nadeen’s responsibilities and areas of management include designing policy reform that is accessible and inclusive to all players on a national and regional level, creating partnerships to eliminate duplication, streamlining operational efficiency, ensuring the circulation of resources amongst beneficiaries, and transforming the management of adversities via collaboration between social, political, and economic players. Nadeen has a master’s degree from the University of Potsdam in Public Management with a focus on Global Public Policies as a DAAD scholar, prior to that a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration with a focus on Public Policy from the American University of Beirut. She is fluent in Arabic, English, and beginner in German. As a Policy Leader Fellow, she will research the opportunities for Ease of doing business in Jordan and its effect on economic growth.