Yousra Hamed

Microfinance Specialist - International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Yousra, a financial inclusion expert at the ILO’s Social Finance Program in Geneva, spearheads the ILO’s Global Programme on Financial Education and drives initiatives to enhance financial inclusion for migrant workers, refugees, and those in fragile settings. Her role extends to advising and collaborating with the banking sector across Africa, Asia, and the MENA region. Yousra leverages her extensive expertise to guide these institutions in aligning their efforts with the pursuit of decent work and reaching underserved populations. Her qualifications include a Ph.D. in Economics, with a dedicated focus on inclusive finance.