Mai Skovgaard

Senior Programme Specialist

Mai joined INASP in February 2015 and works as a Senior Programme Specialist, Gender. She specialises in gender responsive programming and pedagogy and leads our gender work. Mai is also project manager for our cooperation with Sida, which seeks to build an online peer community that enables women and men early career researchers to develop their research skills and make a difference to society.

She was previously the project manager of the Global Platforms for Equitable Knowledge Ecosystems project, which seeks to build stronger and more equitable research systems, and prior to that the Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa (TESCEA) project. TESCEA supported universities, industries, communities and government in East Africa to work together to create an improved learning experience for students – both women and men. 

Mai has experience working in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. She holds a master’s degree in international studies and has previously worked for international development NGOs in Denmark and Jordan focusing on building the capacities of young people to become full players in the development of their societies.

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