Layal supports and accompanies the planning, use and strengthening of monitoring and evaluation processes in our Lebanon projects. She also coaches and leads on the monitoring, evaluation and learning among local partners and NGOs as part of our work on social stability. Layal has around ten years of experience in the fields of human rights, conflict resolution, peacebuilding, memory and reconciliation, as well as youth empowerment and participation in public life. Before joining Alert in July 2016, Layal worked as a Grants Making Programme Officer at the Arab Human Rights Fund. She has managed developmental and capacity-building projects, and as a consultant worked as a trainer, facilitator and as part of a research team for different local NGOs. This has included working in different political and cultural backgrounds, covering Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian refugee contexts. Layal is also a Board Member for the organisation Fighters for Peace. She is currently finishing her MA at Sagesse University focusing on NGO management, with her final project on youth, peace and development.