Ayat Mohamed is a consultant at NOREF focusing on the inclusion of women and civil society in the UN-facilitated political process in Syria. She is seconded to the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria (OSE-Syria) in Geneva, where NOREF is an implementing partner of OSE's Civil Society Support Room (CSSR). Ayat has diverse experience working on conflict resolution, development, and research initiatives in Geneva, Washington D.C. and Cairo. Prior to joining NOREF, she was a technical consultant at the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva working on Labour migration and media. She holds a master’s degree in political science from the American University in Cairo.