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Dr. Mohammed Ali Loutfy

Dr. Loutfy Is the Global Initiative on Inclusive ICTs (G3ICT) senior advisor on capacity building and advocacy.

In February of 2020, Dr. Loutfy was appointed as Disabled People’s International (DPI) executive director. Since 2016, dr. Loutfy has been the Representative of Disabled Peoples International (DPI) at the United Nations, where he currently co-chairs the Stakeholder Group of Persons with Disabilities to the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Between 2014, and 2020, Dr. Loutfy served as a co-founder and Executive Director of the Arab Forum for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. He also led the Global Campaign on World Bank Safeguards and Disability between 2011 and 2014.

Dr. Loutfy has worked as a consultant for a broad array of organizations, including: The National Democratic Institute (NDI); the Bank Information Center (BIC), and the World Blind Union (WBU).

In Fall 2019, Mohammed earned his Ph.D. in Anthropology from the American University of Washington, DC. In 2009 and as a Fulbright Scholar, Mohammed had earned his master’s degree in International Development, also from the American University in Washington DC. In 2001, Mohammed earned his degree in Public Law from the Lebanese University in Beirut.