Dr. Awartani has been the CEO of Alpha International since its inception in 2001. He is highly experienced in designing and implementing monitoring and evaluation research projects for a wide variety of clients including governmental and non-governmental institutions as well as private sector companies. Alpha has successfully worked with many agencies in the public and private sector including the UN, USAID, and government ministries on various projects including surveys on human development perception, gender issues, as well as a study on human security issues conducted in Palestine and in neighboring Arab countries. In fact, Dr. Awartani has supervised over 200 survey research and monitoring and evaluation projects in the areas of education, health, social, political systems and customer satisfaction. In addition, he has developed statistical tests that can be used for testing the efficacy of social intervention projects.
Iyad Ahmad Zebdawi, started with Alpha International in 2001 as Senior Statistician. He was then promoted several times and currently serves as Alpha’s Executive Manager. In that capacity, he is responsible for the full range of account management, from proposal submission to survey preparation and execution to reporting. He oversees data collection, data coding, data editing and data entry teams and supervises the training and orientation of field team members, as well as the data management operations in the main office.
Jamal Hassan, started with Alpha International in 2001 as Senior Statistician. He was then promoted several times and currently serves as Alpha’s Account Manager. In that capacity, he is responsible for the full range of account management, from proposal writing to survey preparation and execution to reporting. He oversees data collection, data coding, data editing and data entry teams and supervises the training and orientation of field team members, as well as the data management operations in the main office.
Rawad Al-Jaber holds a Bachelor Degree in Accounting from Birzeit University, Palestine, and has over 14 years of cumulative experience, in Alpha, in accounting, financial & administrative management carried out for the private, governmental, and NGO sectors. Rawad is experienced in budgeting, taxation issues (including payroll, VAT & income tax), human resources management (with practical knowledge of various HR systems), procurement and contracting procedures. Also, he has very good knowledge of the organization's’ internal control structure and policies. At Alpha Rawad is a key asset as his knowledge not only systemizes Alpha, but his experience provides important insights into the projects financially and administratively.
Mrs. Hiba Badran has been working in Alpha for 13 years, and is responsible for designing data entry programs for various projects, supervising data entry processes and training and orientation of field team members, as well as the data management operations in the main office. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science.
Farah El-Alem graduated with a Bachelors of Civil with Environmental Engineering from Brighton University, UK. Starting at Alpha, she excelled in data analysis and data visualisation, and slowly worked her way from research assistant and data analyst, to a full time consultant. Farah worked on projects regarding banking, telecommunication, social development, and many more.
Serine Mhana has been Alpha’s Gaza Research and Administrative Assistant for 4 years now. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Al-Azhar University in Gaza. Her main tasks in Alpha’s Gaza field office include performing administrative and office support activities, fielding telephone calls, managing calendars, meeting and event arrangements and preparing reports and proposals.
Fida Hamayel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Birzeit University. She has been working at Alpha as Research Assistant for over 6 years now. She is responsible for all mystery shopping accounts, visits and data verification, as well as client communication and reporting.
Marah Masri holds a Diploma Degree in Accounting from An-Najah University. She has been working at Alpha as a Research Assistant for more than 3 years now. Marah is one of support employees, where her taks range from mystery shopping projects, to HR assistance.
Hanaa Halaseh graduated with a bachelor's degree in Mathematical Applied Economics from Beirzeit university, and has a master’s degree in Economics. Starting at Alpha early 2018, Hanaa’s has a main support role for different projects, she is in charge of field management primary data checking, and many other tasks.
Enumerators at Alpha are highly experienced field researchers, with experience ranging from 1 - 10 years with Alpha only. Our large team of data collectors are spread throughout West Bank and Gaza Strip districts, enabling Alpha to reach every district, locality, and residential community. The field researchers working with Alpha International are guaranteed to have high research ethics and values, as well as the ability to interact with any different type of respondent,
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