Dana Erekat

Head of Aid Management and Coordination Directorate at the Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development in Palestine

Dana Erekat is the Head of Aid Management and Coordination Directorate at the Ministry of Planning and Administrative Development in Palestine, and the Special Advisor to the Minister.Dana’s previous positions includeconsultancies at PADICO Holding in Palestine, and the World Bank’s Middle East and North Africa region in Washington DC, a Researcher at the International Economic Development Council,and a Program Coordinator at the San Francisco Mayor’s office for Economic and Workforce Development, as well as over seven years of architectural practice. She is a Munich Young Leader Alumna and an MIT Humphrey SPURS fellow. Dana holds a Master’s degree in City Planning with an International Development focus from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelor’s of Art in Architecture from the University of California Berkeley.

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