Shukri is the Strategic Communications Lead for the Modern Energy Cooking Services (MECS) programme, a £39.8 million UK Aid funded research programme, which aims to rapidly accelerate the transition from cooking using biomass to modern energy cooking services on a global scale.
Shukri has over nine years of experience in project management and strategic communications for international development. Before joining MECS, Shukri worked at Hivos/ENERGIA for its Gender and Energy Research Programme funded by UK Aid (DFID). She has worked for several years on programmes related to energy, gender equality and women’s empowerment in North and East Africa. She holds a Master’ degree in Communication Sciences, with a specialization in Political Communications.