Naida Mohamed has six years experience in the field of sustainable development with a particular focus on socio-economic and sociological studies. She is currently working as an Environment Project Officer at the Ministry of Environment where she coordinates a waste management project in the capital of Comoros, Moroni. Naida holds Master degrees in Socio-Economic Consulting in France, and Sociology / International Politics, in London. She is skilled in research analysis and management skills to monitor important cross-disciplinary projects with stakeholders from the grassroots levels to local authorities and national policymakers. She worked on an institutional diagnostic study for the Moheli islands Mayors' association on a waste co-management perspective as well as a national project on income generating activities through recycling. After the Mandela Washington Fellowship, she plans to use the Public Management (Energy) skills with her colleagues, supervisors, and partners and provide capacity building in all sectors.