Chairwoman and MD of the digital platform “WATCH IT”
Nashwa Gad, serving as WATCH IT Chairwoman and MD of the digital platform “WATCH IT”. Nashwa Gad served as Egypt’s and Sudan’s Public Policy Manager at Facebook MENA Office, in addition to handle MENA Connectivity and Accessibility Policy, MENA at Facebook.
Before Facebook, she served as the Assistant Deputy for the Undersecretary, International Relations Division, at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), Egypt. Gad spent over 15 years in the field of internet governance, political economy, cybersecurity, Internet industry, international & regional affairs, dealing with UN agencies and ICT diplomacy. She Handled multilateral negotiations and engages with UN organizations in drafting strategies and action plans. Conduct and initiate strategic dialogue on bilateral basis. Foster cooperation with the international business community and multinationals. She holds B.Sc. Major Economics English, Minor Computational Socio – Sciences, Cairo University, Faculty of Economics & Political Science, Economics Department.