LOAY AMIN

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Summary

IT, Data & Media expert with 3+ years of work experience working with top Yemeni professionals, global research teams and businesses. Analytical, highly adaptable, and efficient person with extensive work experience with NGOs and businesses in Yemen and proven expertise and skills in various fields in IT, Management, Research, and Media. A passionate social entrepreneur with 7+ years' hands-on experience building, managing, and developing innovative social change projects, focusing on promoting science, scientific thinking, education, and culture in Yemen.

Skills & Proficiencies

Research, Translation, IT & Programming, Data Analysis & Visualization, Media, communication and design.

List of my proven technical skills:

Programming: Python, R, GIT & Bash.

Data: Python, Microsoft Excel, Google Sheets, Google Data Studio, GIS (familiar with QGIS & ArcGIS).

Web: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, MediaWiki, WordPress, Hugo & JAM Stack.

Media & Design: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Audition.

Marketing & analytics tools: SEO & SEM, Google analytics & search console, Facebook/Instagram analytics, Social Media automation tools development.

Operating Systems & Cloud: GCP, Azure, Windows, Linux (Desktop & Servers), macOS

Office Tools: Microsoft Office & Google Suite. Printers and Scanners. Cameras.

Project & Time Management: Proficient with different frameworks and principles (Agile, GTD, Scrum, Kanban). I use Trello for personal projects, Asana for teams & research projects. Worked on CRM & ERP systems.

Work Experience

April 2021 โ€“ Current

Web and Communication Guru | Yemen Policy Center | Remote (Germany)

February 2020 โ€“ May 2020

Volunteer | EndCoronaVirus.org (initiative) | Remote (Global)

EndCoronavirus is an international volunteer coalition that develops and promotes community-based solutions for policy-makers, businesses and individuals.

Contributions:

March 2019 โ€“ January 2020

Program Officer | Itar for Social Development | Sanaโ€™a

Publications & achievements:

Baseline Study: Furthering Youth, Peace and Security Agenda in Yemen Project (April 2019) - UNFPA Yemen

Policy Paper: The Role of civil study in Peacebuilding on Yemen (2020) - GIZ CARPO

Project: Yemen NGOs Index: Web Directory for NGOs working on Yemen. (Work in Progress)

May 2019 โ€“ June 2020

Project Coordinator | Thakera Foundation | Sanaโ€™a

December 2018 - March 2019

MEAL Officer | Humanitarian Response Team (HRT) | Sanaโ€™a

November 2017 โ€“ January 2019

Logistics officer | Athla Star for Pharmaceuticals & Medical Supplies | Sanaโ€™a

2014

Volunteer | Khair Omma (initiative) | Sanaโ€™a/Online

Brand development and social media content and print design.

2013โ€“ 2015

Volunteer | I believe in science, The Physicists, Nasa in Arabic | Online

Brand development and social media content design. (Published on Facebook & social media)

2013

Volunteer | Media committee member | Youth Opportunities Conference (phorsa) | Sanaโ€™a/Online

Personal Projects

Yemen-i related projects I have founded/currently working on (independent work)

April 2020 โ€“ June 2020

๐Ÿฆ  covidYemen1 | Founder, Developer

An independent initiative to track the Coronavirus pandemic spread in Yemen.

Twitter: @covidYemen | Website: https://covid.yemen.im/

Now - In Progress

๐Ÿ“š Yemen NGOs Index | Founder, Developer

Up to date web directory for NGOs working in Yemen. The directory includes data for local and international NGOs with all of their contact details and financial and technical reports of their projects. Aiming at raising accountability and transparency and develop an easy method for beneficiaries to find more about NGOs work and reach them.

Now - In Progress

๐Ÿ“š NGOs.wiki | Founder, Developer

Collective Knowledge wiki for Civil Society organizations.

Now - In Progress

๐Ÿ“š Yemen HR Data | Research Project

A short study project about (yemenhr.com) job opening for the last four years. I collected and analyzed more than 12000 job announcements from the site.

Now - In Progress

๐Ÿ“š Yemen Internet | Research Project

A short study project about Internet use and censorship on Yemen. (@YemenInternet)

October 2019

๐Ÿ“š A Photographer from Old Sanaโ€™a | Short Documentary

A short documentary about the Yemeni Photographer Ali Al Sunidar. A joint graduation project for short training I took at โ€œComra Filmsโ€.

Now - In Progress

๐Ÿš€ Yemen in Data /Yemen Visualized | Founder

Data research hub and Visualizations for Yemen. Inspired by Our World in Data.

2019

๐Ÿš€ Huiman | Founder, Developer

A Smart document for humanitarian project management. My participation on ProductHunt "No Code" Hackathon. Read more on Huiman.org website & ProductHunt blog post.

2018 โ€“ Current

๐Ÿ“š Yemen Historical Library | Developer

Initiative to document and share Yemen Historical books and records online. YemenHistory.org

2017 โ€“ Current

๐Ÿ“š YemenArchive | Founder, Developer, Team leader

Initiatives to document, digitize, and share Yemen cultural and intellectual works on digital platforms: Yemen Digital Library, Adab Al-Yemen (Yemen literature wiki), Yemen online dictionary, Musnad, Yaman and One Thousand and One Songs Documentary.

2017 โ€“ Current

๐ŸŽผ Qanbus | Developer, contributor

Cultural Heritage Wiki.

2017 - In Progress

๐Ÿ”ฌ Yemen Researchers | Founder, Developer

Initiative to promote critical thinking and science education on Yemen through online publications: Awwam Magazine (awwamm.com)

Moqademat

Arab Science blogs Feed

2013 โ€“ 2015

๐Ÿ”ฌ Arab Science Spring | Co-Founder, contributor

Facebook page and group to share free and open learning opportunities for Young Arabs.

Education

Mechatronics Engineering โ€“ Sanaโ€™a university (2014 โ€“)

Computer Science Courses โ€“ Kiron Online (2017 โ€“ 2020)

Courses & Training:

High school graduate โ€“ Average 94% (2012)

Personal skills

Fast Learner | Attention to details | Open to new experiences and ideas | Creative problem-solver

Able to work under pressure and limited resources | Strong presentational and visual skills

Languages

Native: Arabic

Fluent: English (TOEFL IBT: 93)

Beginner/Intermediate: German


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