Alaa Milbes

Senior Communications Specialist

Alaa Milbes oversees internal and external communications for Jobs to Move America, streamlining messaging and assisting with media relations and the organization’s website and social media presence. Prior to joining JMA, Alaa served as Oxfam’s Media Officer in Jordan for the Syria crisis response on a short-term assignment, where she worked on a number of media strategies and campaigns meant to raise awareness about Syrian refugees. Alaa also did communications work for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees, covering 5 regional offices in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the occupied Palestinian territory. Alaa holds a bachelor’s degree in political science/international studies from the University of California, Riverside, and a master’s in Middle Eastern Studies from Columbia University.