Nourah E. Yonous

Director of Development for African Community Services

Nourah Yonous is a Development Director at East African Community Service, a grassroots organization in South Seattle that focuses on closing the unaccepted Opportunity Gap in K-12th Education by providing all year round after school program, summer learning, youth leadership, mentor-ship and parent engagement workshops. In delivering her work, Nourah works closely with the Board of Directors and Executive Director to create a fund development plan which increases revenues to support the vision and strategic direction on the organization – as well as monitor and evaluate all programs and fundraising goals. Nourah has experience in Education, Nonprofit Management, Advocacy and Gender Equity/Women’s Rights Activism. Nourah holds degrees in Political Science, Feminist Studies/Theory, and Legal Studies/Pre law with a concentration on law, gender politics, and social change. Prior to East African Community Services, Nourah worked with OneAmerica on Education Organizing where she mobilized parents and community voices/leadership on shaping equity discussion and closing the opportunity gap.