Nojus Saad (he/him) is a multidisciplinary award-winning president & Chief Executive Officer who specializes in making corporate decisions, leading an international Board of Directors, developing key operational initiatives to drive and maintain substantial institutional growth, overseeing the implementation of advocacy ptojects, and maintaining communication with key national and international stakeholders.
Nojus is the Vice Chair of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) at the World Health Organization (WHO), where he represents the institution in high-level global dialogues with world leaders to advocate for the Digital healthcare inclusion of women, children, and adolescents. He represented PMNCH at the WHO's 10th Global Conference on Health Promotion and the 24th International Aids Conference.
At PMNCH, Nojus specializes in providing overall strategic direction, establishing communication mechanisms to disseminate information to constituents and partner organizations, and recently led PMNCH's global Media Campaign on Adolescents Health and Well-being that has impacted hundrends of underserved adolescents and youth.
Nojus is a civil society leader at the Swedish Institue, where he is trained by the Swedish agency and national embassy to strengthen civil society and youth organizations for accelerating progress towards SDG16. He is also a mental health expert at Orygen, where he champions Australian national mental health agencies to increase investments in srronger and responsive mental and dogital health initiatives for rural youth and women's well-being in marginalized communities.
Nojus has worked with the United Nations, the secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the Internet Society as an ambassador for the United Nations global IGF, as he has years of research experience in internet and technology governance and policy issues and has a track record of fostering the digital health and rights of women and children, bridging the digital gender and geographic divide, and strengthening digital literacy initiatives among marginalized populations at the regional and international levels. He was invited by the Government of Poland and the UN to represent stakeholders including the Internet Society at the 15th and 16th annual UN Internet Governance Forum on various policy dialogues with world leaders.
Nojus is a senior policy fellow at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, a regional ambassador of the International Telecommunications Union,and a former ambassador for the German Informatics Society to European policy makers, in which he advocated for digital health and inclusion of women and young people in European legislative processes.
He is the 2022 Kofi Annan ChangeMaker, the One Young World of Reckitt, and a gender equality activist at Women Deliver, as he has represented the voices and human rights of thousands vulnerable youth and women at global platforms, including at the Women Deliver conference which is the world’s largest conference on gender equality. He is also a recognized LGBTQ+ Scholar at ILGA world and is fighting for the rights of marginalized communities in developing countries, and has lead a nationwide campaign to urge stakeholders to increase funding for the domestic violence policy implementation for thousands of women and girls in rural communities.
Nojus has experience in the business industry as well, as he has been working with local companies as an HR Manager and has comprehensive HR and policy analysis expertise in areas of researching, writing, and editing operating procedures, and recruiting, training, and ensuring the professional growth of employees.
He is the Diana Award recipient humanitarian, was a student leader at the Clinton Global Initiative University and Howard University, and is currently pursuing the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in an accredited Medical University,
His experiences in the industries of digital healthcare, gender equality, and internet governance are key to his ongoing success as the president & chief executive of Youth For Women Foundation.