Mera Boulus is the Special Assistant to the CEO at Global Health Corps, focusing on leadership development in the global health arena. Prior to joining GHC, Mera was the New Jersey Program Manager at America Needs You.
Mera grew up in a small city in southern Egypt and moved to New Jersey at the age of 11. She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Education from Rutgers University-New Brunswick. There, she was awarded the Rutgers Civic Scholar Certificate reflecting her four years of community involvement with local schools, service to populations who were homeless or incarcerated, and culminating with a mission trip to Egypt. Mera attended graduate school at the University of Miami where she proudly earned her M.S. Ed. in Community and Social Change with an emphasis on program evaluation and global development. During her studies at UM she was highly involved with the Society for Community Research and Action, division 27 under APA, and is now the Co-Chair of their Early Career Interest Group.