• Crook Fellow

Samer Yousif

Samer Yousif is a candidate for the Master of Global Policy Studies (DC Concentration) degree at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. He graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington, where he earned a degree in Economics and Political Science. He is interested in international development, specifically the role of entrepreneurship and the private sector in the Middle East and North African (MENA) regions.

Prior to graduate school, he was a Real Change Fellow for the anti-poverty advocacy organization, Results. As a Real Change Fellow, he advocated for several anti-poverty legislations that included improving USAID’s ability to prevent maternal and child death, increasing global access to primary education, and funding the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.