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Mette Lybye Poulsen

Senior Project Manager

Mette Lybye is a Senior Project Manager at Dalberg Media, specializing in strategic advocacy, stakeholder engagement, and partnership building. Before joining Dalberg, Mette served as a Team Lead for Human Rights and LNOB at the Office of the United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth. Additionally, she has extensive experience in areas such as gender, human rights, civic space, political participation, humanitarian policy, and inclusive decision making. She has influenced narratives around change and agency within the global development agenda, leading multistakeholder alliances and executing high-level events and campaigns.

Mette is a Danish national and holds a master’s degree in Conflict, Rights and Justice from the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London. She has lived, worked, and studied in multiple countries including Denmark, Spain, Lebanon, Uganda, Ethiopia, UK, and the US.



Copenhagen, Denmark

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