Nada Elattar is the Early Childhood Development (ECD) team lead at UNICEF Uganda. Previously Nada served as ECD Specialist at UNICEF, Headquarters leading the global ECD in Emergencies portfolio. Prior to joining UNICEF Nada was Senior Director of Educational Programs at Sesame Workshop. With a background in public health and child development, Nada has lead teams that implement large scale multi-sectoral early childhood initiatives globally.
Nada has also worked as an advisor at the UN World Health Organization in Tunisia, and in Egypt as a Health Communications Officer for the UN’s World Food Programme. Nada has also worked at the University of California San Francisco, Johns Hopkins University and the American University in Cairo.
Nada holds a B.S. in Health Education from San Francisco State University and an MPH from the Johns Hopkins University-Bloomberg School of Public Health.