Engagement Consultant (Ethiopia)
Ferhana Jelaludin is an engagement consultant for Mercy Corps Ethiopia. Ferhana has over 5 years of experience working in the Ethiopian Agriculture sector. Before joining the AgriFin program, she worked at the Agricultural Transformation Institute’s (Formerly known as ATA – Agricultural Transformation Agency) in-house consultancy analytics team as a senior analyst. During her stay in the Analytics, Ferhana was assigned to work on different cases that involved close engagement with internal and external stakeholders. She worked in several case teams, completing numerous cases per year on diverse topics.
Prior to her time in Analytics, Ferhana worked in the Agricultural commercialization clusters (ACCs) by supporting the regional offices in problem identification and solving, project managing, and providing the necessary support. This required close engagement and collaboration with ATA regional offices. Ferhana received her BA in Economics from Addis Ababa University School of Commerce. In addition, she is a certified Project Manager from the American Academy of Project Management.